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Former Bier-House at St Mary's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Nercwys, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1351 / 53°8'6"N

Longitude: -3.145 / 3°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 323493

OS Northings: 360381

OS Grid: SJ234603

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.6JK3

Mapcode Global: WH77C.NGKF

Entry Name: Former Bier-House at St Mary's Church

Listing Date: 12 December 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15228

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In the churchyard, adjoining the N agricultural range of Plas yn Llan and flush with its E gable.

County: Flintshire

Community: Nercwys

Community: Nercwys

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

C19 bier-house, single storey with modern, mono-pitch corrugated iron roof. Rubble with brick W (entrance) face. Here a large dressed stone lintel with fielded panel decoration(re-used) above a modern boarded door. 2 blocked ventilation slits to the N side.

Adjacent to this the S churchyard gates, contemporary with Scott's restoration of 1882-4. Plain sandstone gate-piers with conical capping. Iron gates with simple fleurs-de-lis and arrow decoration. Abutting these and stepped down, the rubble retaining wall of the churchyard. This follows the line of the road around to the NW where there is a small pedestrian gate with plain gate-piers and in similar style. The wall then continues along the W and SW sides of the church, enclosing the old churchyard in a rough L before terminating at its junction with the rear wall of the N agricultural range of Plas yn Llan. The later cemetery walls to the W are not included.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with St. Mary's church and associated listed items.

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