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KEW COTTAGE, 40, SALOP ROAD

Site Details

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NPRN 417602

Map Reference SJ34SE

Grid Reference SJ3736841626

Unitary (Local) Authority Wrexham

Old County Flintshire

Community Overton

Type of Site DWELLING

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description Row of 3 cottages, built in separate phases in the early C19 to form a small terrace. Painted brick with slate roofs with end wall stacks. 2 storeys, the row comprises a single unit cottage, and 2 x 2-unit cottages. Kew Cottage forms the central house in the row, and is probably the earliest part of it. It has a 2-unit plan, with near-central segmentally arched doorway. Flanking windows aligned on each floor are 2-light horizontally sliding sashes with small panes. Dentilled eaves band. End-wall stacks. That to left set slightly to right of gable line. To the left, Ferndale is a single unit cottage, with doorway in added gabled porch to the right, and former shop window to the left, with paired 12-pane sashes in moulded panelled architrave with brackets to entablature. 3-light casement window above. Dentilled eaves band. To the right, Cintra also has a 2-unit plan with doorway towards centre in added gabled porch; the flanking windows aligned on each floor are small-paned horizontally sliding sashes of 2 and 3-lights. Dentilled eaves band.

Included as good examples of early C19 vernacular cottages which retain much of their original character.

Source: Cadw Listed Buildings, ALH 19/09/2012

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