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Orchard Wall at Berthymaen Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Llanasa, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.3159 / 53°18'57"N

Longitude: -3.3143 / 3°18'51"W

OS Eastings: 312541

OS Northings: 380693

OS Grid: SJ125806

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z93.81

Mapcode Global: WH76B.2X1B

Plus Code: 9C5R8M8P+97

Entry Name: Orchard Wall at Berthymaen Farm

Listing Date: 6 November 1962

Last Amended: 30 April 2001

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 300

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the SE side of the farmhouse and on the opposite side of the road.

County: Flintshire

Community: Llanasa

Community: Llanasa

Locality: Trelogan

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built in 1643 (date above doorway) possibly contemporary with the farmhouse and probably always intended to enclose an orchard. It was still in use as an orchard by the time of the 1871 Ordnance Survey. Berthymaen was the home of the Parry family for many generations before it became a part of the Mostyn Estate.


An irregular shaped orchard on a sloping site, the walls of which are up to 2m high, of rubble stone with larger copings. The N side is sinuous and follows the line of the road, while the E wall and long SW side, in 2 facets, are irregular. On the N side, facing the road and the house, is a doorway with a Tudor head, above which is '1643 EP' (signifying a member of the Parry family) in raised letters. The internal faces (except the SW side) have continuous horizontal grooves, into which wooden battens were originally inserted for fixing fruit trees. The wall is breached on the NE side.

Reasons for Listing

Listed grade II* as an exceptionally early orchard wall retaining its original door, and for its contribution to the historic character of the farm.

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