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Westminster House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4129 / 52°24'46"N

Longitude: -4.0857 / 4°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 258238

OS Northings: 281479

OS Grid: SN582814

Mapcode National: GBR 8R.P4PD

Mapcode Global: VH4FC.4MF4

Entry Name: Westminster House

Listing Date: 21 July 1961

Last Amended: 24 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 10194

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Midway down the street, stepped up from the adjoining properties.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Aberystwyth

Community: Aberystwyth

Built-Up Area: Aberystwyth

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Shown on ca. 1790 map.

Exterior

Once the town house of the Pugh family of Henblas.

Terraced Georgian 2-storey and basement 4-window coursed rubble front without stucco rendering; slate roof, wide bracket eaves and brick chimney stacks. Voussoir lintels to 9 and 12 pane sash windows. Offset robust Ionic porch with plain entablature, egg and dart cornice and high ornamental parapet with painted lettering reading "Westminster"; panelled reveals, half glazed doors with traceried fanlight. Sash windows to basement. Slate hung left gable end.

Regency detail retained to staircase and entrance hall with arch on paired columns; stained glass window to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Group value.

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