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,7,ABERGELE ROAD,Colwyn Bay,,CLWYD,

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwyn Bay, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.295 / 53°17'41"N

Longitude: -3.7269 / 3°43'36"W

OS Eastings: 284995

OS Northings: 378947

OS Grid: SH849789

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZDB.XK

Mapcode Global: WH655.QFGV

Entry Name: ,7,ABERGELE ROAD,Colwyn Bay,,CLWYD,

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14664

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Towards the corner with station road.

County: Conwy

Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)

Community: Colwyn Bay

Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built in 1930 and designed by S Colwyn Foulkes, architect, of Colwyn Bay.

Exterior

Ashlar face; a high 2-storeys, with shop front to ground floor, and tripartite palladian window above. This has a low relief and radial fluted decoration in the tympanum, and is flanked by narrow side lights forming an overall tripartite composition. Paterai with masks over the side lights, and a high frieze incorporating a band of circular windows. Shop front has been extensively altered, but chevron glazing in the overlight above the fascia, the bronze framed windows which line the deep lobby, and the coffered plaster ceiling of the lobby survive.

Reasons for Listing

The building, although altered, remains as a very good example of the work of local architect, S Colwyn Foulkes, working in a Neo-classical idiom to produce a highly distinctive commercial building.

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