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Latitude: 53.1936 / 53°11'37"N
Longitude: -3.2073 / 3°12'26"W
OS Eastings: 319436
OS Northings: 366964
OS Grid: SJ194669
Mapcode National: GBR 6X.2TMK
Mapcode Global: WH76Y.PZXK
Entry Name: Plas Wilkin (Including attached farmyard ranges)
Listing Date: 16 October 1995
Last Amended: 16 October 1995
Source ID: 16435
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated 1.2 km W of Rhydymwyn, reached from a by road running W off the A541 at Rhydymwyn.
Locality: Coed Du
Traditional County: Flintshire
Probably the home farm to the Coed Du estate, built mid-late C19 in picturesque style replacing or incorporating buildings shown on the 1839-41 tithe map; the farmhouse acts as an eyecatcher situated in the valley below Coed Du.
Rubble with roughly squared quoins, slate roof, central brick chimney. 2 storeys, symmetrical 2-window elevation, with central plank door with decorative strap hinges, gabled open timber framed porch with shaped timbers and wooden finial, 2 gabled dormers with timber framing in the gables, barge boards and finials, all windows 3-unit horizontally-sliding sashes. Attached to left L shaped barn range with 2 decorative finialed louvres, door with porch similar to main building, return has attached lower range with gable end with three round headed arched windows with multipaned cast iron windows. Rear has single storey gabled range attached and horizontally-sliding sash windows, one with 12 panes. To the rear and right is an L shaped barn range with openings with decorative louvres. Range to right has altered ground floor and upper floor with a section of timber framing with cusped braces and a range of 3 small openings.
Not accessible at time of 1995 survey.
Listed as a good and relatively intact example of a Victorian planned farm with picturesque detailing, and for associations with the Coed Du estate.
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