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Richmond Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6198 / 51°37'11"N

Longitude: -3.9625 / 3°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 264230

OS Northings: 193046

OS Grid: SS642930

Mapcode National: GBR WP0.J7

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.8KJ3

Entry Name: Richmond Villas

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14592

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 8 Ffynone Road

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

House, circa 1860.

Exterior

Stucco with stucco quoins, slate roof; rectangular stucco chimneys to ends. Two storeys plus attic, 2 gable windows to R, one to L. Three window front, band course at sill level of first floor windows; outer windows slightly advanced, on first floor, replacement glazing; central narrow window. On ground floor, to L, rectangular cantilevered bay window, slate roof continues to R as veranda on simple posts over central narrow window and R sash window (both hornless). To R, two-storey porch, first floor has hornless sash window with marginal glazing; entrance doorway set back under porch with Doric columns. To L, two stepped extensions.

Reasons for Listing

One of a planned group of unusual small stucco villas, amongst earliest developments in Ffynone.

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