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Iron Rails Inn

Picture source: Hania Franek

The Iron Rails Inn was situated on Marygate. The premises date from the early 18th century and are grade-II listed. The pub has been converted for residential use.
Listed building details:
House, formerly inn. Early C18. Rendered with painted ashlar door and window surrounds. Welsh slate roof and brick chimneys. L-shaped.
2 storeys, 5 bays. 2 steps with flanking iron railings up to 4-panelled door in raised surround. Wooden hood over on wood brackets. 4-pane sash windows in raised surrounds. Steeply-pitched roof with kneelers, thin raised coping and rebuilt end stacks.
Interior has panelled entrance hall, including one 2-panelled and two 6-panelled doors. One ground-floor room has panelling of c.1700 with moulded wood cornice, and fireplace with eared architrave and pulvinated frieze. C18 open-well staircase with turned balusters.
lst-floor landing has 2 round-headed doors with fluted jambs and keystone.
lst-floor room has early C18 panelling with fluted pilasters, niche with fluted keystone and shaped shelves, moulded wood cornice.

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