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Ye Olde Mailcoach public house

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2813 / 53°16'52"N

Longitude: -3.8296 / 3°49'46"W

OS Eastings: 278115

OS Northings: 377594

OS Grid: SH781775

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPH.PG

Mapcode Global: WH654.4SNC

Entry Name: Ye Olde Mailcoach public house

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87468

Location: Fronting the street in a block of buildings between Llewelyn Street and Crown Lane.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Early C20 and shown on the 1913 Ordnance Survey.


A 2½-storey 2-window public house with stylised Jacobean references, of whitened roughcast with imitation timber-framing painted black, slate roof and roughcast stack to the R. The framing incorporates diamond panels in the 1st floor and arched braces in the attic. The main recessed central entrance has half-glazed panel doors, under a coloured-glass overlight. On its R side is a 3-light window, on the L a 2-light window, both with rounded angles, mullioned with bracketed heads to transoms, and with mostly coloured frosted glass in the upper lights. On the L side is a recessed panelled door and overlight to the domestic accommodation in the upper storeys.

In the 1st floor are rounded oriel windows, with replacement plate glass but retaining top-hung leaded and coloured glass casements above transoms. The attic has cross windows in gables with barge boards and pendant finials, with leaded and coloured glass over the transoms.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as an early C20 public house retaining original character and detail, and for group value within the historical townscape.

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