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Conway Mart

A Grade II Listed Building in Conwy, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2808 / 53°16'50"N

Longitude: -3.8318 / 3°49'54"W

OS Eastings: 277966

OS Northings: 377548

OS Grid: SH779775

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZPH.7M

Mapcode Global: WH654.3SLQ

Entry Name: Conway Mart

Listing Date: 30 December 2005

Last Amended: 30 December 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87406

Location: Fronting the street and attached to No 6, just SW of the junction with Pool Lane.

County: Conwy

Town: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Community: Conwy

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Conwy

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Dated 1838 on a repainted tablet, but remodelled in the late C19 or early C20.


A 2-storey house and former shop of whitened pebble-dashed walls with black smooth-rendered plinth, pilasters, quoins, architraves and 1st-floor sill band. The slate roof has end brick stacks, terracotta ridge tiles and finials, and 2 rear skylights. In the ground floor are rusticated angle pilasters. On the R side is a 2-light shop window with replacement glazed bars to margin-glazing over transoms, and splayed at the R end to a half-glazed fielded-panel shop door and overlight. Immediately L of the shop window is a half-glazed fielded-panel house door under an overlight. House door and shop front are framed by reed-moulded pilasters, under a blank fascia with a dentil cornice. Further L is a pair of replacement narrow windows.

In the 1st floor are gabled windows R and L, each with a pair of round-headed 2-pane sashes with key blocks below imitation timber framing and ridge tiles with moulded finial. In the centre is a raised smooth-rendered tablet with repainted sign with name and date.

The rear has a lower wing on the R-hand side, and replacement windows in earlier openings.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a late C19 commercial and residential building forming a group with No 6, and for its contribution to the overall historical townscape.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Rose Cottage
    Fronting the street and on the corner of Pool Lane.
  • II SE portal of Conwy Railway Tunnel
    Immediately W of Conwy station and directly beneath the E side of Upper Gate Street.
  • II Bodhyfryd
    The northernmost of a pair of houses immediately adjacent to the Town Walls, and set well back on the NW side of Upper Gate Street.
  • II Albion Public House
    Fronting the street on the corner with Bangor Road.
  • II Woodville
    The southernmost of a pair of houses immediately adjacent to the Town Walls, and set well back on the NW side of Upper Gate Street.
  • II House and Futzi
    Fronting the street in a terrace immediately SE of Porth Ffordd Bangor.
  • II ,1 Newboro Terrace,Walled town,Conwy,
    The SW end of a terrace and on the corner of Upper Gate Street.
  • II ,2 Newboro Terrace,Walled town,Conwy,
    In a terrace at R angles to Upper Gate Street, reached by a footpath.

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