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Cow house with attached former cart house at Pentre Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Gronant, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.3349 / 53°20'5"N

Longitude: -3.3602 / 3°21'36"W

OS Eastings: 309522

OS Northings: 382859

OS Grid: SJ095828

Mapcode National: GBR 4YZW.B8

Mapcode Global: WH769.CF4R

Entry Name: Cow house with attached former cart house at Pentre Farm

Listing Date: 30 April 2001

Last Amended: 30 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25099

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On the SW side of the farmhouse.

County: Flintshire

Community: Llanasa

Community: Llanasa

Locality: Gronant

Built-Up Area: Gronant

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Pentre farmhouse is dated 1574 but was probably altered in the C17. The cow house was built in the C17, to which a cart shed was added in the C19. The whole building was restored in 2000.


Rubble stone stable with bigger quoins and a renewed slate roof. Divided into 2 units with lintelled doorways, each with 2-light mullioned windows to their R. A cart shed is added against the downhill gable end, with a wide lintelled doorway (and external steps to a loft doorway awaiting reinstatement at the time of inspection). Against the uphill gable end is external stone steps to a wood-lintelled loft doorway (door missing). The rear wall has been rebuilt.

Reasons for Listing

Listed, notwithstanding restoration, as a rare surviving C17 farm building retaining original mullioned windows, and for its contribution to the historic setting of the farmhouse.

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