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Details of pub: Red Lion Inn, Tregaron

Other names: y Llew Coch
OS Grid Ref: SN6797559766
Opened: c.      
Closed: open 2017       Type: Pub
Summary: Possibly the meeting place of the Beehive Friendly Society, established or first registered: 1828

Notes: 1796
We were compelled to take our quarters at the Red Lion, a poor miserable hovel, one bed was all it afforded; but small and uncomfortable as it was, we found it preferable to the place we slept in the preceding night for it had one desirable quality, viz, no offensive smells.
Williams, William, (1774-1839) and Burgess, James, Rev (1774-1839), A version of this by J. B. jnr and W. W. is in A Pedestrian Tour thro Wales in 1796, NLW MS 23253 C
Housed the Inland Revenue Office
Slater's Directory, 1868
licensee: David Owens (Worrall’s Directory, 1875)

Licensee transferred - Daniel Morgan - see att
Petty Sessions: Tregaron; number on list: 3; name of premises: Red Lion Inn; Parish / Place: Tregarron; Licensee: Jones, John; owner or tenant : tenant; registered owner : J Peacock, London; free or tied: Free; tied to: [blank]; type of licence: full; on or off licence: on; number of licenced days per week: 6. (1905 list)
Lot 18, rent £6
The Red Lion Inn, in the centre of Tregaron at the cross roads near the bridge
Ground Floor: Bar, two parlours , Kitchen, back kitchen, Scullery, Dairy, Wash house.
Stabling for 13 horses, coach house and other out buildings.
Let to Mr Richard Evans on a yearly Michaelmas Tenancy.
Sale Catalogue of the Tregaron town portions of the Sunny Hill Estate, Cardiganshire, Ceredigion Archives, ADX/424/11

Additional information

Pub sign:

Pub sign, 2006



Y Llew Goch (Red Lion), Tregaron, 2006

Date: 2006 (approx)


Transfer of licence after fighting

Date: 1893


Inquest on traveller

Date: 1884


Lack of urinals

Date: 1894


A fatal pub crawl

Date: 1880