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Office and The Bookshop

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.281 / 53°16'51"N

Longitude: -3.8297 / 3°49'46"W

OS Eastings: 278106

OS Northings: 377561

OS Grid: SH781775

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPH.PL

Mapcode Global: WH654.4SLL

Entry Name: Office and The Bookshop

Listing Date: 8 October 1981

Last Amended: 5 May 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87375

Location: In a block of commercial and residential buildings fronting the street.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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A mid C19 shop and house first shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey. probably a single build with numbers 17 and 19.


A late-Georgian style 3-storey 1-bay shop and house in a single range with Nos 17 and 19. Its front is a later remodelling as a pair with No 19, a scribed roughcast front painted cream, black-painted raised quoins to the R (balanced by quoins to No 19) and slate roof. The shop has a glazed door and overlight to the L, reached up slate steps, and a plate-glass shop window, all framed by simple pilasters. The fascia has been removed and the wall rendered in its place. On the R side is a replacement panelled door and overlight under a cambered head, in an eared and pedimented surround. Hornless sash windows are in eared architraves, with pediment to 16-pane 1st-floor window and 12-pane (4 8) 2nd-floor window.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special architectural interest as a commercial building of definite C19 character, and for its contribution to the historical townscape.

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