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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
Source ID: 18417
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Situated in centre of Bethesda some 100m NW of Capel Bethesda in terraced row.
Built-Up Area: Bethesda
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Mid C19 public house, possibly of c1840-50.
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.
An early Victorian inn frontage with bold cornice and good lettering.
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