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Combined Pigsties and Hen House at New Sontley Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Marchwiel, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0277 / 53°1'39"N

Longitude: -2.9945 / 2°59'40"W

OS Eastings: 333397

OS Northings: 348283

OS Grid: SJ333482

Mapcode National: GBR 75.FC3T

Mapcode Global: WH894.Z567

Entry Name: Combined Pigsties and Hen House at New Sontley Farm

Listing Date: 3 December 1996

Last Amended: 3 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17878

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated to the W of New Sontley Farmhouse.

County: Wrexham

Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)

Community: Marchwiel

Locality: Erddig

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably early C19, some alteration later C20.

Exterior

Red brick, slate roof, moulded stone capping to pigsty yard wall. Monopitch shed; S end has 2 small openings at ground level for poultry and a door in the left hand return elevation. The remainder of the range consists of 4 pigsties with paired doors in yard walls. Each sty is served by an external bowl mounted on a brick plinth which connects to internal ceramic chute and feeding trough. The bowls are ceramic except that at the S end which is stone. Simple paired entrances under cambered arches give to the shed. The yard dividing walls have been damaged.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an example of a combined pigsty and henhouse and for group value with New Sontley Farmhouse and former stable.

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