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Hem House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossett, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0947 / 53°5'40"N

Longitude: -2.9154 / 2°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 338797

OS Northings: 355670

OS Grid: SJ387556

Mapcode National: GBR 79.90B5

Mapcode Global: WH88T.5GZW

Entry Name: Hem House

Listing Date: 18 October 1996

Last Amended: 18 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17457

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in open countryside to the east of Rossett Road, approached by a private drive and with walled garden to front.

County: Wrexham

Community: Rossett (Yr Orsedd)

Community: Rossett

Locality: Allington

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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C18 2-storey and attic red-brick, front of three bays, the outer two of which are gabled with kneelers. Later additions including lean-to wing to the west. Top storey with painted dummy windows to gable ends. Near flush small-pane cross-frame windows below. Central round-arched entrance with fanlight.


Inspection not possible at time of re-survey in 1995 but recorded as retaining good staircase and other original internal detail.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a surviving example of an C18 farmhouse.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cook's Bridge
    Cook's Bridge crosses the River Alyn to the south-east of Cooksbridge Farm roughly half a kilometre from Rossett Road.
  • II Cooksbridge Farmhouse
    Situated in open agricultural land near the junction of Rossett Road and Park Lane with the River Alyn, and Cook's Bridge, to the south.
  • II Lodge Farmhouse
    Located in open fields at the end of a private drive from the north of Borras Road.

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