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Latitude: 53.2843 / 53°17'3"N
Longitude: -3.5901 / 3°35'24"W
OS Eastings: 294085
OS Northings: 377544
OS Grid: SH940775
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZCG.JD
Mapcode Global: WH657.TQL2
Entry Name: Glan Aber
Listing Date: 3 June 1994
Last Amended: 5 August 1997
Source ID: 14544
Building Class: Domestic
Location: On the western edge of Abergele, immediately beyond the Police Station, and set back in its own large gardens, approached by a curving driveway
Built-Up Area: Abergele
Traditional County: Denbighshire
An earlier C19 house, shown on the Abergele Tithe Map of 1840, with some Victorian alterations.
The house consists of two-storeys and attic. Built of scribe-stuccoed stonework, with slate roofs, and painted stone chimneys with protruding round neck mouldings. The 4-window gabled front has Tudor detailing including shaped bargeboards and labels to the main windows; there is also a stone plinth from which spring brackets for the sill to the ground floor left window which is set in a splayed recess. Mostly sash windows, some 4-pane following removal of glazing bars but one 12-pane retained to right; horned to attic and over entrance. The porch and the bay window to its right are added. The porch has octagonal stone pillars and a hipped roof with ironwork cresting and the bay window has a broad central mullion and supports a balcony with tall wrought-iron parapet; access is from the upper floor French window. Panelled front door with diamond-shaped central panel and rectangular overlight. Left end has two part-external lateral chimney breasts and a central gable with sash window and Tudor label. Right end has a splayed corner, 16-pane sash windows and lean-to with panelled door; cresting to conservatory. Similar gabled rear with plain bargeboards and central staircase lean-to; horned sashes and splayed bay with cresting.
Listed for its special interest as an earlier C19 villa with its historic character and detail well-preserved.
Group value with the adjacent Stables and Coach-house at Glan Aber.
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