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Stable at Black Lion Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Halkyn, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.226 / 53°13'33"N

Longitude: -3.2134 / 3°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 319087

OS Northings: 370566

OS Grid: SJ190705

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.0RXH

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.M50R

Entry Name: Stable at Black Lion Farm

Listing Date: 31 January 2002

Last Amended: 31 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26163

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: In the yard on the W side of the house.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Halkyn (Helygain)

Community: Halkyn

Locality: Rhes-y-cae

Traditional County: Flintshire

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A mid C19 stable belonging to the former Black Lion Inn, first shown on the 1870 Ordnance Survey. In 1903 it was said to have 3 stalls.


A stable of rubble stone and graded slate roof. Facing the yard are 2 boarded doors under segmental heads on the L side. The R side is higher, has a single boarded door under segmental head and small window to its L renewed under an original segmental head. The R gable end has a corrugated lean-to, above which is a replaced loft window under a wooden lintel. The rear has a loft opening to the L and 2 doorways to the centre and R.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of a visual group with the house, retaining strong vernacular character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Black Lion Farm
    An isolated house on the E side of Rhes-y-cae and on the S side of a minor road between Rhes-y-cae and Moel-y-crio.
  • II The Stores House
    Approximately 400m SE of the parish church, set back from the main road through the village leading to Moel-y-crio.
  • II Bryn Idris
  • II Christ Church
    In a walled churchyard on the W side of the village, on the N side of a minor road between Rhes-y-cae and Lixwm.
  • II Beehive Pigsty at Peacock Farm
    On the W side of the house, which is reached by a track and is 150m NNE of the parish church.
  • II Lime Kilns
    On Halkyn Mountain, approximately 0.7km E of Rhes-y-cae village on the N side of a minor road between Rhes-y-cae and Halkyn. A quarry is on the E side of the kilns.
  • II Ffagnallt
    Approximately 1km S of Rhes-y-cae and reached by farm road on E side of a minor road between Rhes-y-cae and Cilcain.
  • II Waen Farm
    Approximately 1.3km E of Lixwm village and set back on the N side of a minor road between Lixwm and Rhes-y-cae.

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