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Latitude: 52.9836 / 52°59'1"N
Longitude: -3.0361 / 3°2'10"W
OS Eastings: 330534
OS Northings: 343421
OS Grid: SJ305434
Mapcode National: GBR 74.J10C
Mapcode Global: WH89B.B8GJ
Entry Name: Plunge Pool
Listing Date: 7 June 1963
Last Amended: 22 February 1995
Source ID: 15750
Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage
Location: Situated within Wynnstay Park, 450m S of Ruabon in Bathground Wood. Reached from a drive running S off the slip road to the A539 E bound off the A483 at Ruabon.
Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)
Built-Up Area: Ruabon
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Possibly designed by James Wyatt c1784, possibly with later work by Thomas Harrison. Now converted into dwelling.
Late C18 bath house, sandstone ashlar with plinth and entablature. Main south elevation Doric tetrastyle portico with flanking side bays containing recessed niches with moulded architraves, hipped slate roof central stack. Four stone steps lead down to rectangular plunge pool. Right hand return elevation retains 4-pane sashes to first floor, modern windows below. Similar left hand return elevation. 2-storey late C20 rear extension which returns on to northern elevation. Interior altered in conversion to dwelling.
Listed as a distinguished architectural composition which externally retains much of its original character.
Group value with the surviving listed structures associated with the important park and garden at Wynnstay.
Other nearby listed buildings