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Latitude: 53.1427 / 53°8'33"N
Longitude: -3.1512 / 3°9'4"W
OS Eastings: 323092
OS Northings: 361240
OS Grid: SJ230612
Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.6316
Mapcode Global: WH77C.K8MK
Plus Code: 9C5R4RVX+3G
Entry Name: Hay Barn at Plas Hendre
Listing Date: 12 December 1994
Last Amended: 12 December 1994
Source ID: 15235
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Located at the end of a farm lane to the W of Hendre Ucha farmhouse, and raised slightly above it, opposite a further, later, agricultural range.
Traditional County: Flintshire
A mid-C17 4-bay hay barn with coped gable parapets and kneelers. Rubble construction with a medium/steep slate roof and battered base to E gable end. Set on the slope of a hill, there are 2 tiers of ventilation slits to the L and 3 to the R, some blocked. Large central entrance with timber lintel bearing carved date 1648. Modern brick infil to R, and a modern boarded stable door. Further entrance to L with plain boarded door. 2 C20 single-storey extensions to L, projecting S, with an adjacent, probably C18 single-storey rubble outbuilding to the SW.
Stepped-down to the L (E) and adjoining, a later C17 or C18 rubble cowshed with parapeted gable with crude kneelers to E. Corrugated iron roof. (Reduced) entrance to the L with large timber lintel and a later window opening to R, now bricked-up. Boarded-shuttered opening above. Similar opening to gable end with 5 ventilation slits in stepped arrangement.
A good early hay barn of historic interest and with group value with Hendre Ucha farmhouse.
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