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No 40-42, Queen Street (W Side),,,,,clwyd,

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhyl, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3208 / 53°19'14"N

Longitude: -3.4928 / 3°29'34"W

OS Eastings: 300659

OS Northings: 381464

OS Grid: SJ006814

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z11.M9

Mapcode Global: WH653.BS0M

Entry Name: No 40-42, Queen Street (W Side),,,,,clwyd,

Listing Date: 14 February 1994

Last Amended: 14 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14297

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Part of a continuous terrace, close to the N corner with Sussex Street.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Rhyl (Y Rhyl)

Community: Rhyl

Built-Up Area: Rhyl

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Built as a pair of houses c1850 as part of the early development of Rhyl as a new town, and adapted for use as shops in the latter C19 (c1870-80).

Exterior

Rendered, with applied decoration as quoins and architraves, and concrete tiled roof, with wall stacks. Three-storey, 4-window range. Each building has entrance to upstairs accommodation to the left, and shop front to the right. Entrance and shop front to Nos 40-42 renewed, but Nos 44-46 retains an original doorway, up steps and in moulded architrave and a late C19 shop front with deep central entrance lobby. Shop windows return to either side of the entrance and continues inside the building, enclosing display areas. High bracketed fascia. Twelve-pane sash windows to first floor, the right-hand windows canted oriel bays with fluted columns. Continues sill bands. Similar windows to upper storey, the 12-pane sashes replaced in original openings in Nos 40-42.

Reasons for Listing

The building is a good surviving example of the style characteristic of Rhyl’s urban development, and includes a good late C19 shop front and interior.

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