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The King's Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bethesda, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1801 / 53°10'48"N

Longitude: -4.0627 / 4°3'45"W

OS Eastings: 262249

OS Northings: 366765

OS Grid: SH622667

Mapcode National: GBR 5S.3PL0

Mapcode Global: WH54G.KBLD

Entry Name: The King's Head Inn

Listing Date: 25 April 1997

Last Amended: 25 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18417

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated in centre of Bethesda some 100m NW of Capel Bethesda in terraced row.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Bethesda

Community: Bethesda

Built-Up Area: Bethesda

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Mid C19 public house, possibly of c1840-50.

Exterior

Whitewashed roughcast with painted stucco dressings, slate roof, and corniced right end rendered stack. Two storeys and attic, three-window range of horned 12-pane sashes in plain stucco eared surrounds. Similar surround to C20 centre door and overlight. Raised plinth, heavily moulded timber eaves cornice, returned at right end and treated as cornice of an entablature, the frieze below with KING'S HEAD HOTEL in raised capitals over a thin base moulding. Two dormers in roof with small-paned casement pairs, timber cornices and lead-clad shallow hipped roofs. Slate-hung sides. Rendered right end wall.

Reasons for Listing

An early Victorian inn frontage with bold cornice and good lettering.

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