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Albion House, including forecourt railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7717 / 51°46'18"N

Longitude: -4.3912 / 4°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 235110

OS Northings: 210816

OS Grid: SN351108

Mapcode National: GBR DB.ZKG7

Mapcode Global: VH3LT.TQXP

Entry Name: Albion House, including forecourt railings

Listing Date: 5 November 2002

Last Amended: 5 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27069

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the S side of the High Street, at W end of a terraced row, opposite The Brackens

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llansteffan

Community: Llansteffan

Built-Up Area: Llansteffan

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Village house formerly Albion inn, earlier C19, recorded as part of the Laques estate in 1855.


Early C19 end-terrace house, roughcast, 2 storeys, 3-window range. Slate eaves roof with end stacks, brown brick to W, taller rendered stack to E. Raised first floor sill band and narrow stucco surrounds to openings. Twelve-pane sashes with painted stone sills and painted reveals, hornless sashes to first floor. Central panelled timber door, half-glazed, within large C20 timber glazed porch with flat leaded roof over.
Forecourt wall is slate-capped rubble stone with square end-piers having stepped pyramidal stone caps. Wall carries typical locally-made wrought-iron rails with broad scrolls between two horizontal bars. Upper bar has spearheads with small flanking scrolls. Paired gates to centre with similar spearheads and scrolls, middle bar with outsize scrolls above and dog-bars below. Bottom margin.


Not inspected. Said to have broad central hall and central timber staircase with panelled timber internal doors.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good early C19 town house of late Georgian character.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Nolands, including forecourt railings.
    On S side of the street, opposite the entrance to The Laurels.
  • II Cartref
    Situated immediately E of the attached shop, at the W end of a terraced row.
  • II The Stores
    On the SE corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street, between Post Office and Cartref.
  • II The Sticks Hotel
    Situated directly N of the junction with Church Street, on the street line immediately E of Red Lion House.
  • II Telephone Call-box outside the Old Pound.
    At the junction of High Street and Church Street. Immediately beside The Old Pound, NE of the churchyard of the parish Church of St Ystyffan and opposite The Sticks PH.
  • II Milestone
    Set in retaining wall at the NW side of High Street, opposite Melrose House.
  • II* Church of St Ystyffan
    Within a stone walled cemetery, on the SW corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street.
  • II Cyncoed, including area railings.
    On the E side of Church Street, immediately N of and attached to Osbourne House

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