History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Dovecot at Plas Onn

A Grade II Listed Building in Nercwys, Flintshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5R4RWV+2P

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

Find accommodation in


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.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Teh Barn
    Located prominently on a bend on the lower Gwernymynydd-Nercwys road. Originally barns serving Plas Onn; recent conversion to modern use
  • 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 Hay Barn at Plas Hendre
    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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.