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Marford near Wrexham is a village in the County Borough of Wrexham North Wales. It was formerly in the detatched part of Flintshire (Sir Fflint) Marford is famous for it's quant looking gothic cottages,these were built as part of the former Trefalyn estates. The style is called cottage orne ,although some of the buildings are earlier, most were built at the end of the 18th until the beginning of the 19th centuries. Originally the buildings were roofed in thatch-some do have strange roof lines today which give away their history-however soon they were reroofed in Bwlch yr Oernant slate. There are two pubs in Marford- one at the bottom of the hill-The Trevor Arms the other at the top-The Red Lion.There are no shops in Marford or places of worship although there was a Non -Conformist Chapel in Cox Lane and another Weslayan chapel on the old turnpike lane in the Pant. Both are now houses. Marford is now an over developed dormitary village for Wrexham and Chester, there being no divide between it, Pant and Gresford. Wrexham (Welsh: Wrecsam) is an industrial town in north-east Wales. ... Approximate extent of North Wales North Wales (known in some archaic texts as Northgalis) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales, bordered to the south by Mid Wales. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... The Red Lion is widely regarded as the most common name for a English pub. ... A Pant is a single article of clothing for the body below the waist, normally used in pairs that have been sown together to form a pair of pants, sometimes referred to as trousers in British English. ... Wrexham (Welsh: Wrecsam) is an industrial town in north-east Wales. ... Chester is the county town of Cheshire in North West England. ...


 
 

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