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Dinorben Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2585 / 53°15'30"N

Longitude: -3.5451 / 3°32'42"W

OS Eastings: 297024

OS Northings: 374614

OS Grid: SH970746

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZPR.9M

Mapcode Global: WH65G.JC29

Entry Name: Dinorben Lodge

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18685

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The lodge is set on the S side of the W entrance to Kinmel Park, approximately 1300m S of the village of St George.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Locality: Dinorben

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The lodge was built for H R Hughes in 1858.


Built of polygonal limestone, with oolite dressings and slate roofs. Single storey, 'Z'-plan, comprising a forward gabled wing on the left (E) facing the drive, having a canted and hipped bay window, and an adjoining gabled porch. Boarded and nailed door in a chamfered reveal, with label over, stepping over a recessed panel with the carved cursive monogram of HRH on a shield. Mullioned and transomed timber windows, probably of the early C20. Carved openwork bargeboards with terminal spikes. The left bay has a part-external gable stack, carrying a stone panel with the date, and a rear gabled service wing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good Victorian park lodge, of special interest as one of the variety of styles of such lodges employed early on on the Kinmel Estate.

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