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The Griffin PH

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8128 / 51°48'46"N

Longitude: -2.714 / 2°42'50"W

OS Eastings: 350873

OS Northings: 212924

OS Grid: SO508129

Mapcode National: GBR FL.WTNJ

Mapcode Global: VH86T.XP2P

Entry Name: The Griffin PH

Listing Date: 10 August 2005

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85011

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On the street continuing Church Street east out of the town centre. At the foot of the Public House walls is a rare surviving example of a hollowed sandstone gutter which goes round the street corner.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth (Trefynwy)

Community: Monmouth

Built-Up Area: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Early C19 house, probably a public house from the beginning. It is shown and is named on the John Wood map of 1835, but must date from very shortly before.

Exterior

Roughcast and painted overall with Welsh slate roof. Single depth plan with curved corner site and the entrance on the corner. One bay faces Whitecross Street while three bays face St. Mary's Street where there is also an additional attached lower building. Three storeys, tripartite sashes facing Whitecross Street, 6 over 6 panes flanked by 2 over 2, top floor only 3 over 6 and 1 over 2. Six over 6 pane sashes and 3 over 6 on the top floor to St, Mary's Street. Low pitch roof with hip at Whitecross Street end, stack on rear wall. Additional block has two doorways and an 8 over 8 pane sash above. Rear elevation not seen.

Interior

Interior not seen at resurvey except for the plain bar interior.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special architectural interest as a well preserved Georgian public house close to the town centre which is part of the important group of historic buildings near St. Mary's Church.

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