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Church Cottages, 1-5;almshouses, 1-5, Church Street, Ruabon

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NPRN26990
Map ReferenceSJ34SW
Grid ReferenceSJ3017343905
Unitary (Local) AuthorityWrexham
Old CountyDenbighshire
CommunityRuabon
Type Of SiteALMSHOUSE
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
Originally arranged around a courtyard three sides of which have now been demolished, the houses were renovated and extended by the Trustees of Ruabon United Charities in 1979. A terrace of 5 single-storey dwellings of painted brick with slate roofs. Each unit has two 12-pane cast-iron casements windows with Gothic intersecting pointed heads on either side of entrances with doors probably of 1979. Chimneys in the front wall have been altered and are shared one chimney per 2 units. Rear elevations have extensions of 1979. Internally, the 2-unit plan is now extended, with new openings to the rear extension.
Source: DE/DOM/SJ34SW, from the Cadw listed buildings database
J. Archer, RCAHMW, 18.11.2004