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Latitude: 52.9497 / 52°56'58"N
Longitude: -3.0342 / 3°2'3"W
OS Eastings: 330606
OS Northings: 339646
OS Grid: SJ306396
Mapcode National: GBR 74.L7F7
Mapcode Global: WH89J.C4C1
Entry Name: Dog Kennel and Mounting Block at Halton Farm
Listing Date: 29 July 1998
Last Amended: 29 July 1998
Source ID: 20235
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: The mounting block with kennel are built into the rear garden wall, against the farmyard, at Halton Farm.
Community: Chirk (Y Waun)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The mounting block with its kennel were probably built c1800-1830 at the same time as the farmhouse and farm buildings.
The mounting block, built of stone, is on the inside of the small rear garden of Halton Farm, comprising 4 well-worn stone steps and top slab at the height of the wall. The dog kennel is built within, comprising a brick chamber with a raised brick floor. 80cm x 52 cm internally, with a stone slab perforated with a large oval hole set flush with the wall and giving access directly on to the farmyard. The wall is stone coped, worn smooth.
Raised brick floor to the kennel.
Included as an interesting and carefully worked out combination of two essential elements of an early C19 farm, part of a group with the house and associated farmbuildings.
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