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The Angel Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.9146 / 51°54'52"N

Longitude: -2.8674 / 2°52'2"W

OS Eastings: 340437

OS Northings: 224365

OS Grid: SO404243

Mapcode National: GBR FC.PKCX

Mapcode Global: VH78X.840L

Entry Name: The Angel Inn

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24135

Location: In centre of Grosmont village some 10m S of Town Hall.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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C17 in origin but extensively altered in C19 when the adjoining two storey stable block was integrated with the inn.


Painted rubble stone; slate roof with brick end-stacks, stone plinth. Two storey symmetrical front. First floor has three casement windows with 6 6 panes. Ground floor has central entrance doorway with flat head and boarded door. Flanking entrance on each side are segmental arched window openings with similar 6 6 casements. Stable range (to right) has on first floor (l to r) 16-pane hornless sash, rectangular 6-pane light, and square casement with 8 8 panes. Ground floor (l tor) has cambered headed doorway with stone voussoirs and 4-pane overlight. The top panels of the boarded double doors are glazed, each with 2 panes separated by horizontal glazing bar. Next is a 2-light casement in cambered head, then a boarded door (to former stable), and a small segmental arched window opening.


The C17 interior has been extensively altered and the former fireplace stair removed. Ground floor has C17 chamfered ceiling beams with hollow and fillet (Wern-hir) stops. Mortices in the soffit of headbeam indicate the position of former post and panel partition.

Reasons for Listing

C17 village inn, attractively remodelled in the C19, retaining some early detail. Group value with the Town Hall and other listed buildings in central Grosmont.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Angel Cottage
    Adjoining the Angel Inn, some 10m SE of the Town Hall in the centre of Grosmont.
  • II Grosmont Town Hall
    In the centre of the Market Square, Grosmont.
  • II* Town Farm
    Some 50m NW of Church of St Nicholas in the centre of Grosmont village, on S side of the minor road leading to Great Tresenny.
  • II York House
    In centre of Grosmont, on steeply sloping ground some 25m SW of Town Hall.
  • II The Old Greyhound
    In centre of Grosmont, some 50m NW of St Nicholas's Church.
  • II* Howell's House
    Approximately 20m N of Town Hall in the centre of Grosmont.
  • II Gentle Jane
    Some 50m N of Church of St Nicholas in centre of Grosmont Village.
  • II Stable at Town Farm
    Some 50m NW of the Church of St Nicholas in the centre of Grosmont, on N side of the minor road leading to Great Tresenny. The stable block lies on the opposite side of the road to Town farmhouse.

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