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East Range of Farmyard Buildings at Plas Kinmel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2763 / 53°16'34"N

Longitude: -3.5304 / 3°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 298046

OS Northings: 376576

OS Grid: SH980765

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZSK.G7

Mapcode Global: WH658.RX15

Entry Name: East Range of Farmyard Buildings at Plas Kinmel

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18709

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Plas Kinmel stands at the E at the bottom of Primrose Hill, N of St George village. The East Range encloses the large stock yard of which the house forms the SW corner.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Locality: Plas Kinmel

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Plas Kinmel was designed as a model farm in 1866-7 for H R Hughes of Kinmel, employing a foremost architect, W E Nesfield, who had, unusually, previously designed and detailed farm buildings in Lancashire and Derbyshire.

Exterior

Of limestone rubble with steeply pitched slate roofs. Ventilated slat openings with 4 glazed lights over, spaced to light the various animal houses. Stable doors with purpose designed ironmongery. An open droveway at the S end leads through the range to the Piggery (q v).

Reasons for Listing

Included at Grade II* as part of the outstandingly well detailed model farm for Kinmel, designed by a foremost Victorian architect.

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