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Y Llong (The Ship) public house

A Grade II Listed Building in Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.9248 / 52°55'29"N

Longitude: -4.1312 / 4°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 256830

OS Northings: 338505

OS Grid: SH568385

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.MYR7

Mapcode Global: WH55L.JR04

Plus Code: 9C4QWVF9+WG

Entry Name: Y Llong (The Ship) public house

Listing Date: 26 September 2005

Last Amended: 26 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 85411

Location: In a terrace fronting the street opposite The Park.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Community: Porthmadog

Built-Up Area: Porthmadog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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A public house built in the 2nd quarter of the C19 and shown on the 1842 Tithe map, 1871 Tremadog estate plan and 1888 Ordnance Survey. It was known as the Ship as early as 1844.


A symmetrical 2-storey 3-window public house of large slate-stone blocks laid in regular courses, slate roof with 3 skylights, and stone end stacks. The central entrance has a simple portico with cast iron posts, bracketed cornice, and replacement fielded panel door. Windows are 4-pane sashes on stone sills, incorporating leaded glazing in the lower storey.

The rear has replacement doors and windows and a lower gabled wing.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a well-preserved C19 public house notable for its distinctive use of local stone and retaining definite character close to the commercial centre of the port of Porthmadog.

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