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Latitude: 53.296 / 53°17'45"N
Longitude: -3.7299 / 3°43'47"W
OS Eastings: 284797
OS Northings: 379070
OS Grid: SH847790
Mapcode National: GBR 2ZDB.85
Mapcode Global: WH655.PF11
Entry Name: Royal Bank of Scotland
Listing Date: 25 July 1994
Last Amended: 25 July 1994
Source ID: 14679
Building Class: Commercial
Location: On the corner with Wynnstay Road.
Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)
Community: Colwyn Bay
Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Built in 1931 for William’s Deacons Bank to replace an earlier building on the site, and designed by S Colwyn Foulkes, architect of Colwyn Bay.
White ashlar facing, and hipped slate roof with axial stacks. 2 storeys, 7 window range with central entrance in Ionic portico in antis. Secondary entrance to right, in high architrave. Tripartite sash window over the main entrance, flanked by blank panels. Other windows are 9-pane sashes, elongated and in architraves with brackets to sills to ground floor. 4-window return to Wynnstay Road. Plain frieze and blocking course.
A sophisticated exercise in the academic neo-classicism often considered appropriate for bank buildings in the earlier C20.
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