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Byre/Stable Range at Gwalia Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9579 / 52°57'28"N

Longitude: -2.9516 / 2°57'5"W

OS Eastings: 336168

OS Northings: 340479

OS Grid: SJ361404

Mapcode National: GBR 77.KPHZ

Mapcode Global: WH89C.MXN9

Entry Name: Byre/Stable Range at Gwalia Farm

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14477

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Parallel to the street, forming the S boundary of a yard to the E of Gwalia Farmhouse.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Locality: Knolton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Byre or stable range. Probably late C17 or early C18.

Exterior

Timber framed on high brick plinth with pained brick panel infill and slate roof. Gables both rebuilt in brick. 2 storeyed, comprising byre or stable range, originally with 4 doors. Now 2 outer doors, and 2 central windows, made in earlier doorways. 2 square shuttered openings to loft above, which has cross vents in the brick panels. Former cartshed continues under the same roof-line to the west, but is probably a later extension of the building, since it uses a slightly different pattern of framing. The formerly open lower storey has been filled in to form a loose box, but the chamfered beam which formed the lintel remains. Stone staircase to loft against gable wall of cartshed, incorporating dog kennel beneath the stairs.

Reasons for Listing

A good attractive example of an early range of farm-buildings, which forms a group with Gwalia Farmhouse.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gwalia Farmhouse
    Close to the road on the corner with the lane leading south to Knolton Bryn.
  • II Gwalia
    Set back from the road west of Gwalia Farm, alongside the track leading to Llan-y-Cefn.
  • II Ash Grove
    Towards the junction of the B5069 and the A528 Overton to Ellesmere Road.
  • II Farm-Buildings and Icehouse at Llan-y-Cefn
    Built against the slop on the approach of Llan-y-Cefn.
  • II Barton's Bridge
    Carries the B5069 across the Shell Brook which forms the border between Wales and England and the counties of Clwyd and Shropshire. On a bend in the road, approximately 4km SW of Overton.
  • II Barton's Bridge
    Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12
  • II* Llan-y-Cefn
    Approached by a track adjacent to Gwalia, and about 1 km from the road, above the River Dee.
  • II The Homestead
    In a narrow plot of land alongside a lane W of the main settlement of Knolton Bryn.

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