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Picton Yard Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanasa, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.3298 / 53°19'47"N

Longitude: -3.3175 / 3°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 312353

OS Northings: 382238

OS Grid: SJ123822

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y8Y.K2

Mapcode Global: WH76B.0KJP

Entry Name: Picton Yard Farm

Listing Date: 30 April 2001

Last Amended: 30 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25136

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the N side of a minor road between Pen-y-fford and Gwespyr, 500m E of Ysgol Mornant Picton.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Llanasa

Community: Llanasa

Locality: Picton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Probably built in the late C17 or early C18 as a 2-unit cottage. A further 2-storey unit was subsequently added, probably in the C18.


A 3-window cottage of a single storey, except the added R-hand unit which is 2 storeys with a flatter roof pitch. Of whitened rubble stone, slate roof, and rendered small end stacks. Windows are replaced horizontal sliding sashes under wooden lintels. The original doorway, in the L-hand gable end, is enclosed by a single-storey flat-roofed extension. An added lean-to is at the rear.


The original house has a full-height timber-framed screen between the 2 units. The hall fireplace has a timber lintel and set forward above it is a single queen-post roof truss.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare surviving small C17 cottage retaining good early detail.

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