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Former Stable Block S of Hendre Wen

A Grade II Listed Building in Bro Garmon, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.113 / 53°6'46"N

Longitude: -3.7841 / 3°47'2"W

OS Eastings: 280680

OS Northings: 358796

OS Grid: SH806587

Mapcode National: GBR 64.7Z4L

Mapcode Global: WH663.V07V

Entry Name: Former Stable Block S of Hendre Wen

Listing Date: 23 June 1967

Last Amended: 11 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 111

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located diagonally opposite Hendre Wen farmhouse, with a C19 byre range adjoining to the S.

County: Conwy

Community: Bro Garmon

Community: Bro Garmon

Locality: A470

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Square stable block, probably C17.

Exterior

One-and-a-half storeyes. Of whitened rubble construction, partly on boulder foundations (visible to the W); slate roof. Boarded stable entrance to R with crude projecting lintel. To the L, primitive lateral stone-stepped access to first-floor gabled entrance; lintel as before and recessed boarded door with pegged oak frame. Beneath the stair, a kennel niche, an early example of this feature. 2 small primary windows to the ground floors of both the E and W gable ends (one to each side blocked); 2-pane glazing over 4-part vent-slats. Small apex windows to each side, that to the E a 4-pane fixed window, that to the W with modern glazing.

Adjoining to the S a later C19 byre range, a replacement of an earlier building; modern openings.

Interior

2-bay roof with pegged collar truss.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Hendre Wen farmhouse.

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  • II Carthouse at Hafod
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  • II Hafod
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  • II* Plas Tirion
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  • II* Cilcennus
    Set back from the main road in a prominent raised position on a hill slope; accessed from a lane running SE from the A470 to Capel Garmon.
  • II Agricultural Range at Cilcennus
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