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Brown's Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7711 / 51°46'16"N

Longitude: -4.4622 / 4°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 230208

OS Northings: 210919

OS Grid: SN302109

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZRTD

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LRV3

Entry Name: Brown's Hotel

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9638

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Set into a continuous row of frontages near the crossroads with Victoria Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Dated 1752; 1938 restoration and modern alterations.

Dylan Thomas frequented the bar during his years in Laugharne and the interior is now decorated with memorabilia. The bar is said to have been made out of the pulpit of the destroyed Congregational Chapel.


Georgian 2-storey and attic 3-window roughcast front. Tall proprietary slate roof with lowered eaves, rendered chimney stacks; modern swept roof dormers. Recessed 12-pane sash windows to 1st floor; splayed bays below with advanced moulded cornices and sash glazing. Central porch with Doric columns, brackets over pilasters behind; boarded door. Lettered panel between second and third floors with shield containing the dates 1752 and 1938 to the centre. Plaque to left reads "This Pine End Belongs to G James 1752".

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