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Glain Orme

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.3284 / 53°19'42"N

Longitude: -3.8323 / 3°49'56"W

OS Eastings: 278068

OS Northings: 382840

OS Grid: SH780828

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPY.3L

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3LCR

Entry Name: Glain Orme

Listing Date: 6 June 2001

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25304

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To N of, and above Ty Gwyn Road, reached by private drive.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Community: Llandudno

Built-Up Area: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Dated 1897. Designed by G A Humphreys, architect to the Mostyn Estate.


House in eclectic Free Renaissance/Arts & Crafts style. Two storeys and attic. Ground floor in smooth render with red sandstone dressings and cornice, first floor in pressed red brick, tile hanging to gable; red tiled roofs, tall red brick chimneys with cornices etc. Gabled bay with 3-light casement to attic, 5-light casement to first floor; on ground floor, to L, doorway with stone doorcase with flanking pillars with blocking courses, cornice supporting Renaissance style low relief semi-circular pediment and obelisk; double-leaf panelled doors; to R, 3-light mullion and transom window. To R of gabled bay, set back, block with 2 sash windows to first and second floors. To L of bay, polygonal turret with lead cupola with tall pinnacle; windows at both first and ground floor levels. To L of turret, further 2-storey bay with, on first floor, casement window with triangular projection; on ground floor, glass-roofed verandah with cambered arcading.

Reasons for Listing

Prominently sited well-designed house built by G A Humphreys, architect to the Mostyn Estate, and important in the design and lay out of late C19 and early C20 Llandudno. Group value with Ardwy Orme.

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