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Barn at Dinorben Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2603 / 53°15'36"N

Longitude: -3.5476 / 3°32'51"W

OS Eastings: 296860

OS Northings: 374814

OS Grid: SH968748

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZNQ.RZ

Mapcode Global: WH65G.G9WY

Entry Name: Barn at Dinorben Hall

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18686

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: The barn occupies the W side of the farmyard, which lies to the SW of the Hall.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Locality: Dinorben

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The barn, serving a farm of 175 acres (70.9ha) in 1841, was rebuilt in 1837 (datestone on exterior).


Built of limestone rubble and a slate roof. Seven bays, with cartways in the wider centre bay, tall basket arches. A small oval plaque is set high on the NW face, reading TEBB--DD / 1837. Two tiers of ventilation slits to either side of the cartways, and 3 tiers in both gables. A pitching door occurs on the rear, field, side.


Six trusses composed of ties and struts to the principal rafters, carrying 2 tiers of purlins. The slates are fully torched. There is a later inserted stage at the S end.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a notably handsome early C19 threshing barn, of group value with the adjacent grade II* Dinorben Hall.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Dinorben Hall
    The farmhouse stands on high land, approximately 150m W of the minor road running S from the village of St George.
  • II Dinorben Lodge
    The lodge is set on the S side of the W entrance to Kinmel Park, approximately 1300m S of the village of St George.
  • II Primary Barn at Faerdre
    Located 20m to the E of Faerdre, facing a farmyard.
  • II* Faerdre
    Located on a rise at the NE boundary of the community, approximately 1km SW of the village of St George; accessed via a farm track running NW from Faerdre Hill lane and set behind low rubble enclosing
  • II Former Brewhouse at Faerdre
    Located immediately opposite Faerdre, facing the house accross a partly rock-cut farmyard.
  • II Gates and Gate Piers at the W end of the Broad Walk
    The Broad Walk is a landscape feature within the upper part of the gardens, S of Kinmel. The Walk extends in a straight line between the E and W gate of the garden boundary wall.
  • II Park Gates and Gatepiers to the NW entrance to Kinmel Park
    The park entrance is at the SE end of the main street of St George, with the lodge lying on the N side.
  • II St George Gate Lodge to Kinmel Park
    Located at the NW approach to Kinmel Park, at the end of the main street extension in St George village.

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