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Engine House at Hendre

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilcain, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2012 / 53°12'4"N

Longitude: -3.2017 / 3°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 319827

OS Northings: 367795

OS Grid: SJ198677

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.28SX

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.SSLS

Plus Code: 9C5R6Q2X+F8

Entry Name: Engine House at Hendre

Listing Date: 24 February 1976

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 525

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated in the side of a hill on the edge of Hendre Quarry approximately 0.3km NW of Hendre. Reached from a private road to Hendre Quarry running N off the A541 near Hendre.

County: Flintshire

Town: Hendre

Community: Cilcain

Community: Cilcain

Locality: Hendre Quarry

Traditional County: Flintshire

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c1870 and originally attached to VO2 Mine.


Rubble with brick dressings to openings, 3 storeys with altered or inserted openings to the front and 2 arched window openings to the top storey on the right hand return elevation.


Partial inspection only possible at time of 1995 survey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good example of an engine house and for historical associations with local industry.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lime Kiln
    Situated at the northern edge of the village beside the by road off the A541 which runs through the village.
  • II Lygan Uchaf
    Approximately 1.3km WSW of Rhosesmor church, reached by farm road E of a minor road between Hendre and Moel-y-crio. At the S end of a yard with L-shaped farm range.
  • II Ore Dressing Shed
    To the SW of the engine house.
  • II Taylor's Shaft Engine House
    At the former North Hendre Lead Mine, in woodland on the N side of the A541 E of Hendre Villas.
  • II Boiler Stack at Taylor's Shaft
    On the S side of the engine house.
  • II Brick Kiln and Stack
    At the former Hendre Brickworks, on waste ground on the N side of the A541 NW of Ruby Houses and the junction with a minor road to Rhosesmor.
  • II Plas Wilkin (Including attached farmyard ranges)
    Situated 1.2 km W of Rhydymwyn, reached from a by road running W off the A541 at Rhydymwyn.
  • II* Church of St John
    Situated in the churchyard close to the centre of the village

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