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The Pen-y-bont Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2844 / 53°17'3"N

Longitude: -3.5806 / 3°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 294723

OS Northings: 377546

OS Grid: SH947775

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZFG.MB

Mapcode Global: WH657.ZP4Z

Entry Name: The Pen-y-bont Inn

Listing Date: 11 August 1994

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14769

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated in the centre of Abergele, immediately beside the Gele Bridge and close to the junction of Bridge Street and Market Street.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Built-Up Area: Abergele

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Early to mid C19 late-Georgian inn said to have been built in 1820's; and with later alterations.

Exterior

Painted roughcast stone front with slate roof, red brick gable chimneys and overhanging eaves. Two-storey and attic, 3-window central block with gabled dormers and 2-storey splayed bays flanking the central entrance; the sills of the bays are at plinth level and the ground floor glazing bars have been removed. Casement windows to attic and small-pane sash glazing below, mostly horned; 16-pane window to centre over the central entrance, which has a bracketed hood and modern door with overlight. One-window extension to left, stepped down with hipped roof, horned 12-pane sash and offset doorway. The ground floor is deeply cut back, and behind there is a rubble cross range backing on to the river. To right, where the eaves have been raised, is a flat carriage arch with keystone and boarded gates; 12-pane sash over. Gable stacks. Rear has sliding-sash attic windows, one small-pane sash and an extension; modernised cross range, formerly stables.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for the special architectural quality that distinguishes the late-Georgian front.

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