MHK believes it can still be vital asset to Glen Maye
A Manx pub, which dates back to the 1860s, will not be added to the Protected Buildings Register.
The Waterfall Hotel in Glen Maye doesn't demonstrate the 'special architectural interest' required by government.
Meanwhile a planning application - which is under appeal - is proposing to knock down the building and replace it with four terraced houses.
Glenfaba and Peel MHK Tim Crookall believes the pub could still be an important asset to the village if the right people are brought together: