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Bier House and Gates at Church of St Garmon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarmon-yn-Ial, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0967 / 53°5'48"N

Longitude: -3.2105 / 3°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 319041

OS Northings: 356182

OS Grid: SJ190561

Mapcode National: GBR 6X.8SQT

Mapcode Global: WH77J.NFDC

Entry Name: Bier House and Gates at Church of St Garmon

Listing Date: 29 May 1998

Last Amended: 29 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19894

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated on W side of N entry into Llanarmon churchyard.

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Llanarmon-yn-Ial (Llanarmon-yn-Iâl)

Community: Llanarmon-yn-Ial

Locality: Llanarmon yn Ial

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Bier House for storage of coffin-carrying biers, probably C19. Not marked on 1844 Tithe Map, though such structures are not always marked.

Exterior

Bier-house, rubble stone with low-pitched slate close-eaved roof. S end wall to churchyard has cambered timber lintel over boarded double doors. Windowless walls, earth embanked on W. On E side is attached one of pair of stone gatepiers of c1870 churchyard entry. Pair of iron gates with scrollwork and dog-bars.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the parish church, and as a rare survivor of such a structure.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Church of St Garmon
    Situated in the centre of Llanarmon village.
  • II The Old Vicarage
    Situated facing E over churchyard in Llanarmon yn Ial village.
  • II Yale Cottage
    Situated on N side of road running W from village centre, some 100m WSW of the Raven Inn.
  • II Llwyn Onn
    Situated on the E side of Ffordd Rhiw Ial, that runs N from the village centre, and some 80m N of th
  • II Former Church School
    Situated just S of churchyard wall of church of St Garmon.
  • II Plas Isaf
    Situated on E bank of River Alyn, just N of Pont Llanarmon.
  • II Pont Llanarmon
    Situated some 230m E of the church, by Llanarmon Mill.
  • II Capel Bethel
    Situated some 500m NW of Llanarmon at T-junction with lane running S.

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