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Devon Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6203 / 51°37'13"N

Longitude: -3.9628 / 3°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 264216

OS Northings: 193101

OS Grid: SS642931

Mapcode National: GBR WNZ.3Z

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.8JDQ

Entry Name: Devon Terrace

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14580

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite Belgrave Lane, to NW of St James’ gardens, above grassy bank.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1860.

Exterior

Terrace of 4 houses, 2 storey plus basement. Stucco, slate roof, rectangular chimneys (rendered); inappropriate modern glazing to No 1.

Terrace has parapet above dentil cornice; each house of 3 windows articulated from neighbours by pilaster. Each house has narrow recessed central bay (balusters on parapet) with first floor narrow sash window with marginal glazing; outer bays have sash window with marginal glazing; on ground floor, steps with balusters (balusters lost at No 1) lead up to recessed porch those to Nos 2 & 4 have flanking pillars (removed from Nos 1 & 3). Ground floor and basement have splayed bay window mainly with small pane sash glazing.

Reasons for Listing

Prominent terrace, amongst earliest developments in Ffynone area.

Group value with adjacent listed buildings in conservation area.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Devon Terrace
    Opposite Belgrave Lane, to NW of St James’ gardens, above grassy bank.
  • II Devon Terrace
    Opposite Belgrave Lane, to NW of St James’ gardens, above grassy bank.
  • II Devon Terrace
    Opposite Belgrave Lane, to NW of St James’ gardens, above grassy bank.
  • II Hillside
    To E of Devon Terrace, at top of W side with St James’ Gardens.
  • II Richmond Villas
    8 Ffynone Road
  • II Richmond Villas
    Towards W end of Ffynone Road, opposite Devon Terrace.
  • II The Hawthornes
    On corner with Ffynone Road.
  • II Richmond Villas
    Towards W end of Ffynone Road, almost opposite Devon Terrace.

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