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The Sticks Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.7713 / 51°46'16"N

Longitude: -4.3924 / 4°23'32"W

OS Eastings: 235030

OS Northings: 210774

OS Grid: SN350107

Mapcode National: GBR DB.ZR4J

Mapcode Global: VH3LT.TR90

Entry Name: The Sticks Hotel

Listing Date: 5 November 2002

Last Amended: 5 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27070

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated directly N of the junction with Church Street, on the street line immediately E of Red Lion House.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Carmarthen

Community: Llansteffan

Community: Llansteffan

Built-Up Area: Llansteffan

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Hotel, possibly C18 altered in C19. Formerly the Union Hall Inn, occupied by Griffith Davies in 1841, and Lettice Harries by 1861. Thomas Rees was keeping a hotel here in 1881. Repairs and improvements were made in 1885.


Hotel, painted stucco, three storeys, three-window range, offset from left. Gablets to eaves-breaking attic windows, pitched slate roofs and stone end stack to left. Centre 4-panel painted timber door with rectangular overlight, in raised rusticated stucco doorcase, with keystone. To left is 8-pane sash with painted slate sill. Similar openings to first floor left and centre. To right of entrance is tripartite 2-8-2-pane sash and matching window to first floor right. Upper storey has three stuccoed gables, each over eaves-breaking 4-pane small sashes with slate sills. Wide painted eaves board and cast iron rainwater goods. Raised plinth.
Added 2-storey range to right, painted render with plinth. Slate roof with slightly lower eaves. Double-fronted with tripartite C20 plate glass sashes each floor each side of C20 door. Extreme right has recessed door with overlight and first floor plate glass sash.


Mid C19 staircase visible on the ground floor, the remainder much altered.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good, substantial public house of C19 character, and for group value with Red Lion House.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • 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 The Stores
    On the SE corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street, between Post Office and Cartref.
  • II Cartref
    Situated immediately E of the attached shop, at the W end of a terraced row.
  • II* Church of St Ystyffan
    Within a stone walled cemetery, on the SW corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street.
  • II Ffynnon Fair
    At E end of the retaining wall of Ffynnon Fair house, set into the wall by the roadside.
  • II Albion House, including forecourt railings
    Situated at the S side of the High Street, at W end of a terraced row, opposite The Brackens
  • II Ffynnon Fair House
    Set back from the street, on the N side of the road, within a walled, lawned forecourt.
  • II Park Villa
    Set back from the street within a lawned forecourt, immediately N of Plas-y-Coed.

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