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Hay Barn at Plas Hendre

A Grade II Listed Building in Nercwys, Flintshire

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Hay Barn at Plas Hendre

Listing Date: 12 December 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Flintshire

Community: Nercwys

Community: Nercwys

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

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.

Reasons for Listing

A good early hay barn of historic interest and with group value with Hendre Ucha farmhouse.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Agricultural Range tp SW of Plas Hendre
    Located at the end of a farm lane SW of Hendre Ucha farmhouse, on sloping ground opposite the hay barn.
  • II Plas Hendre
    Located at the end of a farm lane at right angles with the main village street, to the NW of the village centre.
  • II The Old Smithy Cottage
    To the NW of the village centre, set back slightly from the street- line.
  • II Attached Smithy
    To the NW of the village centre, set back slightly from the street- line.
  • II Ty Draw Farmhouse
    To the NW of the village centre. Set back from the road at the end of a large yard with dwarf rubble entrance walls with decorative crenellations.
  • II Barn at Hendra Isa
    Situated to the W of Hendre Isa farmhouse, closing the farmyard on the W side, and with modern barn buildings abutting its E face.
  • II Coach House and Stable-Block at Plas Ffynnon
    Immediately to the N of the former vicarage.
  • II Hendre Isa Farmhouse
    Located to the N of Nercwys village, set back off the main Leeswood -Maeshafn road to the N, behind an enclosed garden.

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