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White Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhos-on-Sea, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3126 / 53°18'45"N

Longitude: -3.7417 / 3°44'30"W

OS Eastings: 284058

OS Northings: 380932

OS Grid: SH840809

Mapcode National: GBR 2Z94.Q7

Mapcode Global: WH64Z.HZGW

Entry Name: White Cottage

Listing Date: 9 September 1994

Last Amended: 9 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14840

Building Class: Domestic

Location: 6 Trillo Avenue

County: Conwy

Community: Rhos-on-Sea (Llandrillo-yn-Rhos)

Community: Rhos-on-Sea

Locality: Rhos on Sea

Built-Up Area: Colwyn Bay

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in 1932, by North and Padmore architects, of Llanfairfechan, for a Mr Normal Taylor.

Exterior

Roughcast render with slate roof, projecting on plain chamfered angle brackets. Brick end wall and axial stacks, the axial stack stepped in profile. Windows throughout are metal casements, with slightly swept hood moulds. Elevation facing street has narrow central gable, with steep, chamfered arch to doorway in the right hand side, the main roofline swept down over a garage advanced agaisnt the left hand side of the gable. Narrow round-arched light in ground floor of gable, and small 2-light casement in the apex. 2-light casement window to ground floor to right of central gable. 3 and 4-light casement windows in gable end. Rear elevation has French doors beneath steep porch gable carried on struts to left, and central 4-light casement window. Above this, the roof-line is pushed up as a catslide dormer with plain angle brackets, and windows of 2 and 4-lights immediately below its eaves. To the right, the main roof line continues down over an outshut which wraps under this catslide dormer.

Reasons for Listing

An excellent example of the domestic architecture of its period, and of the work of North and Padmore.

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