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A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2948 / 53°17'41"N

Longitude: -3.8327 / 3°49'57"W

OS Eastings: 277947

OS Northings: 379108

OS Grid: SH779791

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPB.1L

Mapcode Global: WH654.3F5Y

Plus Code: 9C5R75V8+WW

Entry Name: Venezia

Listing Date: 8 October 1981

Last Amended: 5 May 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3357

Building Class: Commercial

Location: One of a pair of commercial buildings fronting the street opposite Deganwy Station.

County: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Deganwy

Built-Up Area: Llandudno Junction

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Late C19 shops with houses shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey, to which a cast-iron veranda was subsequently added. The veranda is shown in an early C20 photograph, when the houses still had sash windows.


A 2½-storey shop and house, of rendered front with slate roof (and one of a reflected pair with No 145). The shop front is asymmetrical. It has a larger window to the L, with transom, and narrower plain window to the R, both with cast-iron grille above. The recessed entrance, with diaper floor, has a half-glazed door under deep cast-iron grille. The 1st-floor oriel window to the L and smaller window to the R are replacements in original openings. The flat roof dormer is a later addition.

A cast iron veranda of 6 bays spans Nos 131 (2 bays), 137 (3 bays) and 143 (1 bay). It has round posts, the lower parts fluted and with Corinthian capitals, foliage brackets incorporating rosettes, to a foliage openwork fascia and brattishing with corner finials. In the 3rd bay the fascia is in the form of an iron grille with '[D]EGANWY' in raised letters, above which is a crest and a panel with 'J E JONES'. The 6th bay has a similar crest but its original name panel has been removed.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as late C19 commercial buidlings notable for the fine late C19 cast-iron veranda.

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  • II Sunnyside and Cafe T'air
    One of a pair of commercial buildings fronting the street opposite Deganwy Station.
  • II Gorse Bank and Townstyle
    One of a pair of commercial buildings fronting the street opposite Deganwy Station.
  • II Deganwy Castle Hotel
    At R angles to the street and prominently sited between the main Llandudno road and railway.
  • II Brackenrigg
    Reached by a short drive on the E side of Gannock Park. Brackenrigg stands on the lower slopes directly below Deganwy Castle.
  • II* Church of All Saints
    Set against a steep hillside behind the seafront houses near Deganwy Pier, beyond a short lane off the A546.
  • II* Deganwy Castle
    Set across 2 steep hills known as The Fardre inland from the village, with panoramic view across Conwy, estuary, coastline and N Wales mountains.
  • II Coed y Castell
    Set back from the road approximately 200m NE of the junction with Gannock Road.
  • II Gates & gate piers at entrance to Coed y Castell
    Fronting the road on the W side of the house.

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