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The Three Horseshoes Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Cenarth, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.045 / 52°2'41"N

Longitude: -4.5242 / 4°31'26"W

OS Eastings: 226993

OS Northings: 241516

OS Grid: SN269415

Mapcode National: GBR D5.F8H0

Mapcode Global: VH2MY.JVMP

Entry Name: The Three Horseshoes Inn

Listing Date: 2 March 1994

Last Amended: 2 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14224

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated on the main road, W of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Cenarth

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

The inn was a stop for mail coaches from Carmarthen to Cardigan in the C19. Run by the Thomas family, innkeepers and blacksmiths. The Old Brewhouse, adjoining, may have been an earlier inn.

Exterior

Early to mid C19 inn, said to date from 1806 but exterior looks later, rendered with slate roof and two brick end stacks. Two storeys, three-window range of small arched sashes with radiating glazing bars in heads and slate sills. Centre C20 door in hipped C19 timber porch with slate roof. Single storey E end outbuilding with slate roof and stable door. Door has ventilation slots in upper half. Rear was outshut, but has large C20 rear additions.

Interior

Interior has large timber lintel to W end fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Brewhouse
    Situated in the yard of the Three Horseshoes Inn.
  • II Gateway to Churchyard
    Situated on main road opposite the Old Smithy.
  • II Penybanc
    Situated on main road opposite the Three Horseshoes Inn and adjoining The Old Smithy.
  • II Smithy Cottage
    Situated opposite the Three Horseshoes Inn and adjoining Y Garth and Penybanc.
  • II Y Garth
    Situated on main road opposite the Three Horseshoes Inn and adjoining The Old Smithy.
  • II The Old Smithy
    Situated opposite the Three Horseshoes Inn and adjoining Y Garth and Penybanc.
  • II Church of St Llawddog
    Situated on slope above main road some 100m SE of Cenarth Bridge.
  • II* Cenarth Mill
    Situated on riverside, down track some 100m NE of the White Hart Inn.

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