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Harp Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9808 / 52°58'51"N

Longitude: -3.3738 / 3°22'25"W

OS Eastings: 307860

OS Northings: 343493

OS Grid: SJ078434

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.J8YW

Mapcode Global: WH781.4BPN

Entry Name: Harp Hotel

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15519

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At the W end of the broad section of High Street, adjoining the National Westminster Bank.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Built-Up Area: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Probably early C19, though reroofed and possibly extended in the later C19. Painted roughly coursed and squared stone, slate roof with tiled cresting and end wall stack. 3 storeys, 2-window range, with entrance to the left. Panelled and partly glazed doorway with wrought iron canopy porch of segmental plan carried on scrolled brackets and incorporating the name of the hotel in lettering between bands. 2-pane sash window alongside, and 3-pane sashes to first floor, with tooled flat stone lintels. 12-pane sashes to gabled dormers of attic storey. Blind gabled return of a later extension to the left .

Reasons for Listing

A typical early C19 town-house which forms part of a group of commercial and domestic buildings at the centre of the town.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II National Westminster Bank
    Prominently sited facing E down High Street at the point where it narrows towards the head of Stryd
  • II Central Hotel
    Adjoins the Harp Hotel at the W end of the broad section of the High Street.
  • II London House
    Adjoins the Central Hotel towards the centre of the terrace in the broad section of the High Street
  • II Waterloo House
    Adjacent to the Post Office, alongside the pathway leading to the Parish Church.
  • II Attached Sorting Office
    On the corner of High Street and Pen y Bryn, the sorting office forming a rear wing parallel to Pen
  • II Owain Glyndwr Hotel
    Prominently sited on the main street in the centre of the town, in front of the church.
  • II Post Office
    On the corner of High Street and Pen y Bryn, the sorting office forming a rear wing parallel to Pen
  • II Midland Bank
    Faces E down High Street, between Stryd y Bont and Pen y Bryn.

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