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Latitude: 53.2929 / 53°17'34"N
Longitude: -3.7314 / 3°43'53"W
OS Eastings: 284691
OS Northings: 378722
OS Grid: SH846787
Mapcode National: GBR 2ZCC.Y9
Mapcode Global: WH655.NHBG
Entry Name: ,16,COED PELLA ROAD,Colwyn Bay,,CLWYD,
Listing Date: 25 July 1994
Last Amended: 25 July 1994
Source ID: 14670
Building Class: Domestic
Location: On the lower corner of Coed Pella Road and Queen's Drive.
Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)
Community: Colwyn Bay
Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Designed by Douglas and Fordham, architects of Chester, and built for a Mr Percy Toppin in 1893.
Brick with stone dressings to ground floor, timber framed above, with slate roof with tiled cresting and decorated finials to gables; brick axial stacks. Planned with a wide gabled wing to left (S) housing principal rooms, and a lower rage at rght angles facing the street (originally housing the morning room and kitchen), with service wing behind. Entrance at the inner angle of the gable: 2-centred chamfered archway to recessed porch; heavily jettied upper storey, with moulded brackets carrying bressumer; 6-light mullioned window to first floor, and 3-lights to attic in jettied gable apex. Leaded panes in the upper storey. Date and decorative motifs inscribed in upper bressumer. To the right of the doorway, a full height canted bay window with stone mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor, and timber mullioned windows above is linked to the main gable by a balustraded balcony at first floor level. 3- light mullioned windows to ground floor beyond. South facing garden front has 2-4 light mullioned and transomed windows with leaded upper panes to ground floor, the right hand window in rectangular bay, and a single storeyed gabled service wing wrapped around the angle to the rear.
The house is an interesting example of the work of Douglas and Fordham, freely
planned but using Neo-vernacular stylistic references. It is one of the best examples of the detatched houses which are characteristic feature of suburban development of this part of Colwyn Bay.
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