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Beehive Pigsty at Peacock Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Halkyn, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2301 / 53°13'48"N

Longitude: -3.2189 / 3°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 318729

OS Northings: 371034

OS Grid: SJ187710

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.0JL6

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.J2DK

Plus Code: 9C5R6QJJ+2C

Entry Name: Beehive Pigsty at Peacock Farm

Listing Date: 13 January 1987

Last Amended: 31 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 553

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On the W side of the house, which is reached by a track and is 150m NNE of the parish church.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Halkyn (Helygain)

Community: Halkyn

Locality: Rhes-y-cae

Traditional County: Flintshire

Tagged with: Pigsty

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Exterior

A late C18 or early C19 oval animal shelter construction to ancient corbelled technique, comprising rubble stone walls and vault. The top is partly missing. A low entrance on the S side has a stone lintel (a former timber shutter is missing). Small opening at rear. Well-preserved interior with lower earth floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare surviving example in N Wales of a once common agricultural building type.

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  • II Lime Kilns
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