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Latitude: 53.1137 / 53°6'49"N
Longitude: -3.7739 / 3°46'25"W
OS Eastings: 281367
OS Northings: 358859
OS Grid: SH813588
Mapcode National: GBR 65.7V1R
Mapcode Global: WH65Y.0Z6V
Plus Code: 9C5R467G+FF
Entry Name: Hendre House
Listing Date: 23 June 1967
Last Amended: 11 August 1997
Source ID: 113
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Strikingly located on a wooded slope on the E side of the Conwy valley; accessed via a long wooded drive leading S from an unclassified upper lane running parallel with the A470 and running SE towards
Community: Bro Garmon
Community: Bro Garmon
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Late Georgian villa-scale house c1815, with additions of the later C19. A Thomas Blackwell of Hendre, Llanrwst is noted as a local landowner on the 1839 Tithe Map.
Elegant 2-storey house, originally of square plan, with a storeyed L-shaped service wing adjoining to the rear; later additions. Rubble construction, formerly stuccoed, with moulded sandstone cornice and hipped slate roofs; 2 central chimneys with moulded capping and 2 further, plain service chimneys to rear. Symmetrical 3-bay entrance front with fine Tuscan open porch to central entrance; dentilated cornice, three stone steps. Recessed 6-panel door, the upper 4 panels raised and fielded, with rectangular overlight, currently boarded (January 1997). Flanking 12-pane (?) recessed sash windows, also boarded; within arched recesses with slightly-projecting archrings above roughly-dressed voussoirs. Original 9-pane recessed sash windows to first floor. 2-bay NW side with full-height segmental bow to R and recessed window to L, as before. The bow has two windows to each floor, as before. 2-window SE side with late C19 single-storey, flat-roofed rectangular bay addition to the L; cornice as before and twin boarded sashes. A contemporary additional one-window bay adjoins flush with the main block to the R; similar windows and iron railings around steps to basement access. Rear adjoining service wing with 9-and 12-(?) pane windows as before, and a plain boarded door with overlight. Large tripartite window to SE where the eastern arm of the block advances to form a small court, open to this side; further entrance in the W angle.
The interior was not inspected at the time of survey (January 1997), but is reported to have a large, built-in pipe organ.
Listed for its special interest as an elegant late Georgian villa retaining good external character in its original landscaped setting.
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