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Christ Church Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn), Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2696 / 53°16'10"N

Longitude: -3.7473 / 3°44'50"W

OS Eastings: 283568

OS Northings: 376158

OS Grid: SH835761

Mapcode National: GBR 2Z8M.JN

Mapcode Global: WH65C.D2TS

Entry Name: Christ Church Vicarage

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14723

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite Christ Church.

County: Conwy

Town: Colwyn Bay

Community: Colwyn Bay (Bae Colwyn)

Community: Colwyn Bay

Locality: Bryn y Maen

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built 1897-8 at the expense of Mrs Eleanor Frost. Designed by Doulgas and Fordham, architects, of Chester.

Exterior

Pebbledash with free-stone dressings (red sandstone to windows, limestone angle quoins); slate roof with red tiled cresting, and brick axial stacks with moulded caps. 2 storeyed, 3-window range. Central entrance, the door in moulded architrave flanked by side lights, with 3-ligh mullioned window in dormer gable breaking the eaves line above. Canted bay windows to either side of the entrance, with corbelled angles above to straight projecting gables; 3-light mullioned windows in the upper storeys. Each of the 3 gables has prominent bargeboards with pendant finials.

Reasons for Listing

One of an important group of buildings commissioned by Mrs Eleanor Frost and designed by Douglas and Fordham at Bryn y Maen.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Christ Church
    Forms the focal point of the small hillside hamlet of Bryn y Maen, approx 3km S of the town.
  • II Bryn Egwys
    On the corner with Mochdre Road, c100m N of the Church.
  • II Grianllyn Farmhouse
    Faces away from the road which separates the house from the farmyard, approx 1km from the centre of Mochdre.
  • II Barn at Grianllyn Farm (W side)
    Forms the boundary of the farmyard, parallel to the road and opposite Grianllyn Farmhouse.
  • II Cefn Garlleg Farmhouse
    Located some 3km NE of Llansanffraid Glan Conwy on a slightly elevated site; accessed via a long track leading N from a minor road running SE ultimately from the A 547 near Bryn Eisteddfod to meet the

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