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The Stores House

A Grade II Listed Building in Halkyn, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2269 / 53°13'36"N

Longitude: -3.2145 / 3°12'52"W

OS Eastings: 319018

OS Northings: 370676

OS Grid: SJ190706

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.0RNG

Mapcode Global: WH76Y.L5H0

Plus Code: 9C5R6QGP+Q5

Entry Name: The Stores House

Listing Date: 31 January 2002

Last Amended: 31 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26217

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Approximately 400m SE of the parish church, set back from the main road through the village leading to Moel-y-crio.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Halkyn (Helygain)

Community: Halkyn

Locality: Rhes-y-cae

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The shop is in late C19 style but adapted from an earlier cottage shown on the 1839 Tithe map and the 1870 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A 2-storey 3-window shop and house with early C20 pebble-dashed walls enriched by raised white-painted bands and architraves, with a slate roof and end stacks. The shop on the L side has a half-glazed door flanked by 3-light window L and 4-light R, all the openings framed by pilasters with fascia brackets. Above are two 4-pane sash windows beneath the eaves. The house on the R side has a lean-to half-glazed porch L with half-lit panel door, a 4-pane sash window R and similar window above.

The gable end of the shop has 4-pane windows L of the stack, and an outshut behind. The house has an L-shaped rear wing with brick stacks, 2-light windows and boarded door facing the rear.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a rare well-preserved late C19 shop front and cottage.

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  • II Christ Church
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  • II Lime Kilns
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