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Crown Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Town (Y Dref), Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7438 / 51°44'37"N

Longitude: -3.378 / 3°22'40"W

OS Eastings: 304956

OS Northings: 205905

OS Grid: SO049059

Mapcode National: GBR HN.1C1X

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.DFKL

Entry Name: Crown Inn

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11436

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Towards the S end of High Street where road narrows.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Dated 1785, later alterations.

Exterior

Long 2-storey simple Georgian front of painted render with incised coursing, simplified pilasters. Steep slate roof with two tall brick stacks, boarded eaves. 6 windows, replacement sashes with small glazing bars, deeper reveals on left; centre first-floor surround linked vertically to doorcase below, open pediment with fluted pilasters over arched fanlight (modern door). Carriage arch with ironwork gate and scrolly bracket to cobbled yard entry on right.

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  • II Gates & Railings at St Tydfil's Churchyard
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  • II High Street Baptist Church
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  • II The Court House
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