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Hoseley Bank Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gresford, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0791 / 53°4'44"N

Longitude: -2.9451 / 2°56'42"W

OS Eastings: 336788

OS Northings: 353963

OS Grid: SJ367539

Mapcode National: GBR 77.B53H

Mapcode Global: WH88S.QVSV

Entry Name: Hoseley Bank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 June 1996

Last Amended: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17682

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the end of a drive running E off Hoseley Lane c1.7km SE of Gresford

County: Wrexham

Community: Gresford (Gresffordd)

Community: Gresford

Locality: Hoseley

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in early C19 in the picturesque style of the Trevalyn Estate buildings in Marford suggesting it had associations with the estate. Extended later C19.

Exterior

Picturesque Gothick fenestration to 2-storey, 4-window, rendered front with rendered chimneys, slate roof and red ridge tiles. Rectangular plan with extensions to side and rear. The Front is symmetrical with added bay to right, string course, dentil eaves cornice. Central full height semi-octagonal bay with entrance with later porch, to left arched window with Gothick glazing detail and label over, to right label as before, window blocked. Upper floor has central window with label, windows to each side blocked. On each side bays have one window per floor with labels over, all windows are cast-iron multipaned casements with Gothick glazing detail and ogee heads. Added 1 bay range to right in matching style but the windows are timber. To left low range is attached and set back. Rear has central semicircular bay and some windows as in front elevation.

Interior

retains some doors with ogee heads and some later C19 fireplaces. Upper floor has plank and latch doors with strap hinges. Service accommodation of late C19 date has original narrow stairs and rooms with plank partitions over a dairy/coldroom.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of an early C19 farmhouse in picturesque style.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Borras Head
    Situated to the S of Borras Road, just before the turning for the by-road which runs from the A534 t
  • II* Borras Hall
    Situated 0.5km N off the A534 on the by-road which runs N to Gresford.
  • II Greenbank
    Situated on the N side of Vicarage Lane on the S edge of the village.
  • II Lodge Farmhouse
    Located in open fields at the end of a private drive from the north of Borras Road.
  • II Plas Bostock
    Situated on a sharp bend to the west of the by-road Shepherds Lane, which runs N from the A534 to Gr
  • II Borras Farm
    At the western edge of the community, close to the A 5156, and reached by a farm track.

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