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Gatepiers and attached Walls flanking main drive entrance to Roft Castle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gresford, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1006 / 53°6'2"N

Longitude: -2.959 / 2°57'32"W

OS Eastings: 335888

OS Northings: 356368

OS Grid: SJ358563

Mapcode National: GBR 77.8MQH

Mapcode Global: WH88S.JB5B

Entry Name: Gatepiers and attached Walls flanking main drive entrance to Roft Castle House

Listing Date: 3 June 1996

Last Amended: 3 June 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17690

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the S side of Springfield Lane.

County: Wrexham

Community: Gresford (Gresffordd)

Community: Gresford

Locality: Marford

Built-Up Area: Gresford

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably built at the time of the construction of Roft Castle house, 1836-7 which was built by John Boydell, steward of the Trevalyn estate, for himself.

Exterior

Coursed and squared rubble, ashlar. Picturesque crenellated walls start with squared piers and then curve inwards towards the house and terminate with circular piers with low domed caps. Gates missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Roft Castle House and associated listed items.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Pistyll Bank
    Situated on the N side of Springfield Lane.
  • II Roft Castle House
    Situated in its own grounds at the end of a drive running S off Springfield Lane.
  • II Courtyard Walls and three gazebos to rear of Roft Castle House
    Situated to the rear of Roft Castle House where there is a sunken courtyard with an entrance to a dr
  • II Myrtle Cottage
    Group of cottages situated on the W side of Marford Hill close to its junction with Springfield Lane
  • II Roft Lee
    Situated on the S corner of Marford Hill and Springfield Lane.
  • II Yew Tree Cottage
    Situated on the W side of Marford Hill close to the Trevor Arms Hotel.
  • II Stone Cottage
    Group of cottages situated on the W side of Marford Hill close to its junction with Springfield Lane
  • II Romney Cottage
    Group of cottages situated on the W side of Marford Hill close to its junction with Springfield Lane

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