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No 1, Eden Avenue (W Side),,,,,west Glamorgan,

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6203 / 51°37'13"N

Longitude: -3.9707 / 3°58'14"W

OS Eastings: 263667

OS Northings: 193120

OS Grid: SS636931

Mapcode National: GBR WMQ.WT

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.4J6P

Entry Name: No 1, Eden Avenue (W Side),,,,,west Glamorgan,

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14566

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On SW corner of Eden Avenue and Glanmor Road, behind stone garden wall.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Pair of semi-detached houses of circa 1913. In style of Glendinning Moxham.

Exterior

Red tiled roof, pebble-dashed first floor over red brick and pebble-dash ground floor, bathstone dressings. Central chimney, and tall end chimneys, pebbledashed. Casement windows with square lead cames, some stained glass.

To attics, two half-timbered gabled dormers, 3-light windows. Each house has, to centre first floor, two 3-light wooden casement windows, ground floor broad red-tiled hipped roof to porch with 3-light window to centre, entrance door towards ends of porch between bathstone pillars. R house has, to R, 2-storey splayed bay window under half-timbered gable. L house has to L of front elevation two-storey square bay window with 5 lights to front (bay under half-timbered gable).

End elevation of No 1, has projecting gabled block with chimney; on first floor, two 2-light oriel windows under red-tiled roof. On ground floor further projecting gabled projection in red brick. Two round-headed windows under bands of purple tiles, bathstone keystones. To L of chimney, half-timbered attic dormer, first floor 3-light casement window. Roof sweeps down to L (tall chimney), one 2-light, one 3-light ground floor windows. Rear of pair has 2 gables with 3 small pane windows, between which two 3-light casements (1 to each house).

Reasons for Listing

Included as good well-preserved example of early C20 housing.

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