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Brick Kiln and Stack

A Grade II Listed Building in Halkyn, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.2001 / 53°12'0"N

Longitude: -3.1913 / 3°11'28"W

OS Eastings: 320520

OS Northings: 367660

OS Grid: SJ205676

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.2K8V

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.YTJM

Entry Name: Brick Kiln and Stack

Listing Date: 31 January 2002

Last Amended: 31 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26205

Building Class: Industrial

Location: At the former Hendre Brickworks, on waste ground on the N side of the A541 NW of Ruby Houses and the junction with a minor road to Rhosesmor.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Halkyn (Helygain)

Community: Halkyn

Locality: Hendre

Traditional County: Flintshire

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A brickworks is shown at Hendre on the 1899 Ordnance Survey with a single kiln. The surviving kiln and its stack appears to have been added by 1912. The kiln was of downdraught type built for intermittent firing.


A round kiln of brick strengthened by steel straps, with domed roof and round opening at the apex. Around the sides are a series of mainly blind windows above former brick flues (all now blocked on the inside). Against the S side is a later brick enclosure, within which is the original round-headed doorway. A N doorway is opposite, the original lintel of which is missing. Inside, the floor is laid with concrete concealing the original flues. A square brick stack stands on the E side of the kiln.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for industrial archaeological interest as a rare surviving small brick kiln with integral stack.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Ore Dressing Shed
    To the SW of the engine house.
  • II Boiler Stack at Taylor's Shaft
    On the S side of the engine house.
  • II Taylor's Shaft Engine House
    At the former North Hendre Lead Mine, in woodland on the N side of the A541 E of Hendre Villas.
  • II Lime Kiln
    Situated at the northern edge of the village beside the by road off the A541 which runs through the village.
  • II Lygan Uchaf
    Approximately 1.3km WSW of Rhosesmor church, reached by farm road E of a minor road between Hendre and Moel-y-crio. At the S end of a yard with L-shaped farm range.
  • II Engine House at Hendre
    Situated in the side of a hill on the edge of Hendre Quarry approximately 0.3km NW of Hendre. Reached from a private road to Hendre Quarry running N off the A541 near Hendre.
  • II* Church of St John
    Situated in the churchyard close to the centre of the village
  • II Pyro Building P5 (Carillion Building 50) at Rhydymwyn Valley Site
    On very large site to the SW of the A 541 at Rhydymwyn. This building is about 100m W of the old railway, and about 300 metres S of Nant Alyn Road.

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