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CHURCH COTTAGES, 1-5;ALMSHOUSES, 1-5, CHURCH STREET, RUABON

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NPRN 26990

Map Reference SJ34SW

Grid Reference SJ3017343905

Unitary (Local) Authority Wrexham

Old County Denbighshire

Community Ruabon

Type of Site ALMSHOUSE

Broad Class HEALTH AND WELFARE

Period Post Medieval

Site 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

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