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Gatehouse with attached garden walls at Bryn Sion

A Grade II Listed Building in Ysceifiog, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2376 / 53°14'15"N

Longitude: -3.2952 / 3°17'42"W

OS Eastings: 313654

OS Northings: 371955

OS Grid: SJ136719

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.0418

Mapcode Global: WH76Q.CW3C

Entry Name: Gatehouse with attached garden walls at Bryn Sion

Listing Date: 31 January 2001

Last Amended: 31 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24673

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On the SE side of the house.

County: Flintshire

Community: Ysceifiog

Community: Ysceifiog

Locality: Afonwen

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The garden walls are shown on the 1849 Tithe map, while the gatehouse was probably built as an ornamental feature in the third quarter of the C19 and is shown on the 1871 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

Rubble-stone walls enclosing a garden on the E (front) and extending to the SE side of the house. A gateway of 2-storey height, of rubble stone and slate roof is added to the S wall. Its outer side has a renewed timber lintel. On the inner side the wide opening has been narrowed with rubble infill. In the E gable end is a small upper-storey vent, while on the W side is an added rubble-stone lean-to shed wrapped around the outer angle.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Bryn Sion.

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