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,74,Mumbles Road,Blackpill,Swansea,,SA3 5AS

A Grade II Listed Building in Mumbles (Y Mwmbwls), Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5978 / 51°35'52"N

Longitude: -3.9953 / 3°59'43"W

OS Eastings: 261895

OS Northings: 190661

OS Grid: SS618906

Mapcode National: GBR GX.DB6T

Mapcode Global: VH4KG.P3PF

Entry Name: ,74,Mumbles Road,Blackpill,Swansea,,SA3 5AS

Listing Date: 29 October 1999

Last Amended: 29 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22564

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the S side of the junction with Mill Lane, and enclosed by a garden wall with a modern house on the S side.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Mumbles (Y Mwmbwls)

Community: Mumbles

Locality: Blackpill

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Erected in the 1820s contemporary with the rebuilding of Clyne Castle (then known as Woodlands Castle) by George Warde in Gothick style, with the fenestration subsequently altered after the acquisition of Clyne Castle and grounds by William Graham Vivian.

Exterior

Consisting of two 2-stage towers flanking a 1-storey link. Of rubble stone with slate roof to the central link. The towers are polygonal, have rounded turrets added to the outer sides, and embattled parapets with stone stacks. To the front, on the S side, the link has a 3-light casement, while the E tower has a pair of pointed-arch windows to the garden. The W tower has 2-light casements in each storey, a blocked doorway, and is partly rebuilt. Facing the road, on its E side, the E tower has a 2-light casement to the upper stage and a blocked doorway. On the N side is a doorway in the E tower with replaced door, with 2-light casements to its R in each storey. The link has two 2-light casements; the E wing has a 2-light casement in the upper storey and a 1-storey blockwork projection added to its W end.

Interior

Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early C19 house in castellated style and for group value with Clyne Castle and other associated listed items of the former Clyne Estate.

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