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Shippon and Stable at Fron-gelyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandyrnog, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.1952 / 53°11'42"N

Longitude: -3.3186 / 3°19'6"W

OS Eastings: 312004

OS Northings: 367265

OS Grid: SJ120672

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.2QCQ

Mapcode Global: WH76X.0Y0D

Entry Name: Shippon and Stable at Fron-gelyn

Listing Date: 22 October 2002

Last Amended: 22 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27010

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: In Fron-gelyn farmyard, to west of the farmhouse.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llandyrnog

Community: Llandyrnog

Locality: Fron-gelyn

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably early C19. These buildings appear on the 1874 map.


A lofted 2-unit stable, facing east towards the farmhouse, with a singe-storey 2-unit shippon in tandem at the left. Local axe-dressed stonework with slate roofs. The stable part has a door and window at left, a cartshed opening at right; hatches, now glazed, above each. The shippon at left has 2 round-arched openings in brick, one with a heck door, the other partly walled up.

Recent brickwork lean-to at rear; 2 rear hatches of the stable part appear above this lean-to, now also glazed.

Reasons for Listing

Buildings completing the little upland farmstead of Fron-gelyn and which have retained their character, listed also for group value with the farmhouse and barn.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Fron-gelyn Farmhouse
  • II Fron-gelyn Barn
    In Fron-gelyn farmyard, to the north-west of the original yard.
  • II* Church of St. Cwyfan
    In a square churchyard 1.5 km north-east of St Tyrnog's Church. Stone churchyard wall with iron gate
  • II* Plas Ashpool
    To the east side of the B5429, about 2km north of Llandyrnog village; farm buildings to north-west s
  • II Two Parallel Barns with Linking Sheds at Plas Ashpool
    To west of Plas Ashpool, the barns lying at right angles to the road.
  • II Castell Bach
    Reached by an unclassified narrow lane 1 km north-east from Dre-goch Ganol on the B5429.
  • II Ty Capel y Dyffryn
    To the side of Capel Dyffryn, to which it is linked by a wall; similar low wall and railings at fron
  • II Capel y Dyffryn
    ¾ km north of Llandyrnog village, west of the crossroads, at south side of road. Low wall and railin

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