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The Black Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4841 / 52°29'2"N

Longitude: -3.9821 / 3°58'55"W

OS Eastings: 265498

OS Northings: 289205

OS Grid: SN654892

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.JL5L

Mapcode Global: VH4F0.XTNJ

Entry Name: The Black Lion Hotel

Listing Date: 19 September 1997

Last Amended: 19 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18884

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated in centre of Talybont facing SW over the triangular green.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Community: Ceulanamaesmawr

Locality: Talybont

Built-Up Area: Tal-y-bont

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Mid C19 coaching inn, probably built after 1847 when Talybont Farmhouse, owned by the Gogerddan estate was marked on the Tithe Map on this site.

Exterior

Squared green-grey dolerite with slate eaves roof and stone end stacks, corniced in slate. Long two-storey, five-window front possibly remodelled from earlier building, as right two windows are closer spaced and there is some different stonework in the lower angles. Paired brackets to eaves. Round arched windows with stone voussoirs, slate sills and casement-pair glazing with fixed Y-tracery fanlights. Centre half-glazed door, Y-tracery fanlight in porch on 4 timber octagonal posts with simple corniced flat top. Glazed panels between post heads. Right end wall has 12-pane first floor sash with brick head. Rear has 12-pane sashes to right and added extension to left.

Reasons for Listing

A substantial coaching inn within a picturesque C19 facade, unusual in the overall use of arched openings.

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  • II NE range, Middle Factory, Leri Mills
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