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Roadside Well opposite Dyserth Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Dyserth, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3072 / 53°18'26"N

Longitude: -3.4189 / 3°25'8"W

OS Eastings: 305548

OS Northings: 379861

OS Grid: SJ055798

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZK6.L5

Mapcode Global: WH76G.G45F

Entry Name: Roadside Well opposite Dyserth Hall

Listing Date: 10 December 2001

Last Amended: 10 December 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25957

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: At side of road, just south of turning to Dyserth Hall Mews

County: Denbighshire

Community: Dyserth

Community: Dyserth

Locality: Dyserth Hall

Built-Up Area: Dyserth

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

A well which from its apparent association with Dyserth Hall may be of C16 or C17 date; the stonework is plain and undateable. The well is marked on the 1871 Ordnance Map.

Exterior

The well is enclosed in a stone structure about 3 m wide, over 1 m in depth and height, much overgrown and rubbish-filled, probably with a stone slab roof (not verifiable). The walls are about 400 mm thick. Opening at right 500 mm wide, formerly with a grille or a gate. Two steps down to interior.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved traditional roadside well and for group value with Dyserth Hall.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Dyserth Hall
    At the corner of Ffordd Talargoch and Dyserth Road. Stone-walled forecourt with iron gate and rails; stone-walled drive from road. Garden to S and W, farmyard (now converted to domestic units) to N.
  • II* Clive Engine House, Talargoch Mine
    About 50 m east of the A457 Dyserth to Prestatyn road, south of the Graig Park hotel and country club.
  • II Craig-y-castell
    To south side of Allt-y-graig, 1/2 km east of Ffordd Talargoch, in a large garden. In the grounds are earthworks of Dyserth Castle and minor masonry traces.
  • II The Old Manor (Dyserth Care Hotel)
    Set back from the main street on the west side, on a site bounded by the Afon Ffyddion to the south and Glan Ffyddion cul-de-sac to the north; reached by a small private drive.
  • II* Church of St Bridget
    At the centre of the village of Dyserth, within a large churchyard. Stone churchyard wall with triangular coping; steel gates to west, north and south.
  • II* Tomb group in St Bridget's Churchyard
    About 10 m south-east of the chancel of Dyserth Church.
  • II Coronation Hall (former Chapel)
    Set back from the main street, reached by Maes-y-llys or by a footpath to the side of Chelsea Cottage.
  • II Llewerllyd farmhouse
    About 250 m north of the A547 Rhyddlan to Prestatyn road.

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