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A Grade II Listed Building in Colwyn Bay, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2934 / 53°17'36"N

Longitude: -3.7333 / 3°43'59"W

OS Eastings: 284569

OS Northings: 378788

OS Grid: SH845787

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZCC.K3

Mapcode Global: WH655.MHG1

Plus Code: 9C5R77V8+9M

Entry Name: Brendon

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14706

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Next of Heathfield, just to the S of the junction with Combermere Road.

County: Conwy

Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)

Community: Colwyn Bay

Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built c1893 and designed by Douglas and Fordham, architects, of Chester. Alterations carried out in 1911 by Porter and Elcock, architects, of Colwyn Bay.


Roughcast render with brick and terracotta dressings, and plain tiled roof. 2 storeys, 2 window range facing street, with entrance to rear. Advanced Dutch gable to the left, with canted 2-storeyed bay window, with mullioned and transomed lights which have ogee arches set in segmentally headed upper lights. 2 light attic window. Additional canted bay window to right, (added in the alterations of 1911 but probably re-using an existing window), with 4-light mullioned window above. Return elevation to N has tiered mullioned and transomed stair window in gable return, and shaped mullioned windows in wing beyond.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of the type of house characteristic of the development of this part of Colwyn Bay as a private residential suburb, Brendon forms a group with Heathfield.

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