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Latitude: 53.2763 / 53°16'34"N
Longitude: -3.5312 / 3°31'52"W
OS Eastings: 297994
OS Northings: 376568
OS Grid: SH979765
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZSK.98
Mapcode Global: WH658.QXN7
Entry Name: West Range of Farm Buildings at Plas Kinmel
Listing Date: 5 August 1997
Last Amended: 5 August 1997
Source ID: 18707
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Plas Kinmel stands at the E at the bottom of Primrose Hill, N of St George village. The West Range continues the house to the N enclosing the farmyard on the W.
Locality: Plas Kinmel
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Plas Kinmel was designed as a model farm in 1866-7 for H R Hughes of Kinmel, employing a foremost architect, W E Nesfield, who had, unusually, previously designed and detailed farm buildings in Lancashire and Derbyshire.
Two parallel ranges of rubble stone with limestone quoins and hipped slate roofs and a common valley gutter. Single storey, the S end of the E range designed as stables, with a 3-bay open gig house at the N end. Timber boarded doors, and part louvred vents with 4-paned glazed lights over. The roof has three small transverse ventilators. The W range continues the service end of the house and probably contained stables for the riding horses.
The roofs are fully torched, and supported by steeply pitched trusses consisting of iron rod ties, flattening to a central shoe, with a tie to the apex, and seating for timber struts to the principal rafters. Single tier of purlins.
Included at Grade II* as part of the outstandingly well detailed model farm for Kinmel, designed by a foremost Victorian architect.
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