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The Old Armoury

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangollen, Denbighshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llangollen

Community: Llangollen

Built-Up Area: Llangollen

Traditional County: Denbighshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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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.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Rehoboth Chapel, The Old Bank and No 4 Berwyn Street.

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