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Latitude: 53.3001 / 53°18'0"N
Longitude: -3.7337 / 3°44'1"W
OS Eastings: 284555
OS Northings: 379529
OS Grid: SH845795
Mapcode National: GBR 2ZC8.GQ
Mapcode Global: WH655.M97X
Plus Code: 9C5R8728+2G
Entry Name: Ridge Cottage
Listing Date: 25 July 1994
Last Amended: 25 July 1994
Source ID: 14686
Building Class: Domestic
Location: High above the level of the road.
Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)
Community: Colwyn Bay
Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Built in1919, and designed by S Colwyn Foulkes, architect, of Colwyn Bay.
Render over brick with slate gambrel roof with end wall stacks. Two storeyed, but with upper storey almost entirely contained in the roof. Neo-georgian style in its detailing. Central entrance, a panelled door with small-paned side lights and overlight, flanked by tripartite small-paned sash windows. A verandah with ogee leaded roof carried on slender square-section columns (probably cast-iron) spans the frontage. The upper windows are all dormers: the small central 6-pane sash window has swept architrave with pedimented head, and a shallow panelled apron below the eaves. Outer windows are groups of 3 small 6-paned sashes with moulded cornice to flat roofs. All the upper windows have delicate wrought ironwork rails suggestive of scaled-down balconettes.
The house combines economical planning and construction with delicate and precise Neo-georgian detail, and is a remarkable example of a small house design for its date.
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