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Latitude: 52.9688 / 52°58'7"N
Longitude: -3.1701 / 3°10'12"W
OS Eastings: 321511
OS Northings: 341912
OS Grid: SJ215419
Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.K4F5
Mapcode Global: WH784.8MNX
Plus Code: 9C4RXR9H+GW
Entry Name: The Old Armoury
Listing Date: 22 December 1989
Last Amended: 22 December 1989
Source ID: 1099
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Between Berwyn Street and Hall Street with gable end facing E across the area known as Victoria Square. Now the International Eisteddfod Office.
Built-Up Area: Llangollen
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Built in 1835 in sombre Tudorbethan manner.
2-storey; rubble laid in courses of diminishing sizes with plinth and freestone dressings (heavily tooled). Slate roof and end chimney stacks; old photographs show there to have been formerly a raised clerestory to centre; stone kneelers to gable parapets. Multipane mullioned windows with architraves. Front facing Victoria Square has 3-light window over main entrance with bracket sided panel between; further small panel over boarded and studed door. 2 1-windows facing Berwyn Street, to left - 2-light to 1st floor, barred to ground floor. Beyond and slightly set back is the 1-window Old Armoury with stringcourse midway up 1st floor level; 1-light small pane casement over plain shop front. Similar elevation to Hall Street, the 1-window part is also slightly set back on this side. 2 light window to ground floor and studded door in similar surround.
Brick arched cellars retained internally. Barred and now blocked up windows on dividing wall to W indicate that this was an outside wall and that the Old Armoury is later. 4 bay open roof to main part.
Group value with Rehoboth Chapel, The Old Bank and No 4 Berwyn Street.
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