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Latitude: 52.9558 / 52°57'20"N
Longitude: -2.8898 / 2°53'23"W
OS Eastings: 340316
OS Northings: 340191
OS Grid: SJ403401
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.KSMN
Mapcode Global: WH89D.LY3X
Entry Name: Shippon (former barn) at Sandy Lane Farm
Listing Date: 18 November 2005
Last Amended: 18 November 2005
Source ID: 86970
Location: On the E side of the farmhouse, across a pitched stone farmyard.
Community: Maelor South (De Maelor)
Community: Maelor South
Locality: Sandy Lane
Traditional County: Flintshire
A C17 barn, probably originally 3 bays but later extended to 5 bays. It was converted to a shippon in the latter half of the C19 by the Gredington estate, when the front was entirely rebuilt, contemporary with the stable and shippon.
A brick-fronted farm building under a slate roof. It has split doors with strap hinges R and L of centre, both under blue-brick segmental heads, flanked by steel-framed hopper windows under wooden lintels, the R-hand of which was also originally a doorway. Gabled dormers to the centre and R have shutters. The L gable end is timber-framed, with weatherboards and loft doorway, but in poor condition. It has an inserted door on the R side. Against the R gable end is an added lean-to, above which is a weatherboarded gable. The rear is also timber-framed, but in poor condition. To the L of centre is evidence of the former wagon bay, with a mortise suggesting a former porch canopy.
The older part retains 2 queen-post trusses. Another queen-post truss has been reconstructed, and a 4th truss is of sawn timber.
Listed, notwithstanding its condition, as one of the few surviving early farm buildings in the district, and as part of a strong C19 farm group.
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