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Bowden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2839 / 53°17'2"N

Longitude: -3.5829 / 3°34'58"W

OS Eastings: 294564

OS Northings: 377496

OS Grid: SH945774

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZFG.3J

Mapcode Global: WH657.YQ0B

Entry Name: Bowden House

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18663

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Chapel Street runs S from the town centre. The house stands 200m S of the junction, before a side entry to the rear.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Built-Up Area: Abergele

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Built c1820 as a substantial town dwelling house.

Exterior

Built of coursed limestone with a slate roof. Three storeys and cellar, 3-bays, symmetrical with gable brick stacks. Central 4-panelled door with decorative overlight, raised 2 steps from the pavement, and 12-pane sashes to either side on ground and first floors. Painted stone sills. The top floor has smaller 9-pane sashes. To the rear, a narrow 2-storey service wing on the N side.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a handsome and unaltered Georgian style town house of architectural quality.

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