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Dovecot at Plas Onn

A Grade II Listed Building in Nercwys, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1451 / 53°8'42"N

Longitude: -3.1556 / 3°9'20"W

OS Eastings: 322801

OS Northings: 361510

OS Grid: SJ228615

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.5V9L

Mapcode Global: WH77C.H6JQ

Entry Name: Dovecot at Plas Onn

Listing Date: 12 December 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15237

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located in a field 0.2 Km behind Plas Onn, off the lower Nercwys- Gwerymynydd road.

County: Flintshire

Community: Nercwys

Community: Nercwys

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

A 2-storey rectangular dovecot of C18 date and originally serving Plas Onn. Rubble-built with a hipped slate roof. Wide segmental- arched opening to N face and later (early C19) oculus to E face with brick voussoirs. The interior contains a complete set of plastered nesting niches, 10 to a tier and with 15 tiers, each with a cill beneath. Part-stone part-(later) brick floor.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine example of an C18 dovecot.

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  • II Hay Barn at Plas Hendre
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  • II Hendre Isa Farmhouse
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