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Barn at Maes-y-Groes Bella

A Grade II Listed Building in Cilcain, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.1605 / 53°9'37"N

Longitude: -3.2155 / 3°12'55"W

OS Eastings: 318826

OS Northings: 363292

OS Grid: SJ188632

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.4Z9Q

Mapcode Global: WH774.LT0F

Plus Code: 9C5R5Q6M+6R

Entry Name: Barn at Maes-y-Groes Bella

Listing Date: 16 October 1995

Last Amended: 16 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13173

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated S of the house beside the road 2.2 km SE of Cilcain. Reached from the by-road between Loggerheads and Cilcain.

County: Flintshire

Community: Cilcain

Community: Cilcain

Locality: Bryn-y-Castell

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Barn associated with Maes-y-groes Bella which is mentioned in Edward Lhwyd's List of Tai Cyfrifol or `notable houses' in the parish of Cilcain of 1707. Said to contain a queen post truss dated 1682.


Long single storey range with hay-loft, rubble construction with renewed slate roof. To ground floor 4 doors, two central ones with stone voussoirs and C20, right hand bays now used as garage. First floor 3 wooden windows, one with wooden shutters and letting-in door.


Remodelled on the ground floor with brick, probably on the mid-late C19. C20 floors. Stairs up to hay-loft level with one surviving tie-beam truss with angle struts and an unusual arrangement of close studding between the angle struts.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its group value with Maes-y-groes Bella.

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