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Kenyon Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Willington Worthenbury, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9915 / 52°59'29"N

Longitude: -2.8257 / 2°49'32"W

OS Eastings: 344673

OS Northings: 344115

OS Grid: SJ446441

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.HJ4B

Mapcode Global: WH89F.K2NG

Entry Name: Kenyon Cottages

Listing Date: 7 May 1998

Last Amended: 7 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19780

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on the south-west side of the main road through Tallarn Green, at the top of the village and adjacent to the village school.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Willington Worthenbury

Community: Willington Worthenbury

Locality: Tallarn Green

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built at the expense of Henrietta Kenyon, daughter of the third Baron Kenyon of nearby Gredington, in 1892. Designed by John Douglas and Douglas Fordham, architects of Chester, as accommodation for widows with an integral labourer's cottage. Sold by the estate in 1954.


A symmetrically laid out complex of three flats on an E-plan with single storey widows cottages to the east and west linked to a two-storey labourer's cottage in the centre, all designed in a vernacular revival manner. Timber-framed construction with whitened brick nogging, on brick plinth. Clay tiled roof and three red brick chimney stacks. Date "1892" carved into tie-beam on front elevation of western cottage. Entrance to widow's cottages to the side elevations. Wooden casement windows with small-panes, mostly of three-lights, throughout.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an interesting example of late C19 philanthropic building combining imaginative planning with traditional design.

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