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Ardwy Orme

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3283 / 53°19'41"N

Longitude: -3.8327 / 3°49'57"W

OS Eastings: 278040

OS Northings: 382834

OS Grid: SH780828

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPY.0L

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3L5S

Entry Name: Ardwy Orme

Listing Date: 6 June 2001

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25303

Building Class: Domestic

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

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Dated 1895. Designed by G A Humphreys, architect to the Mostyn Estate, for himself.

Exterior

House in Free Renaissance style. Two storeys and attic. Smooth render with extensive red sandstone dressings; red tiled roofs, tall red brick chimneys with cornices etc. Gabled bay with Dutch Renaissance detailing, pediment (date 1895), pilasters framing 3-light attic window, volutes to sides; 2-storey square bay window with balustrade over upper floor, and architect's monogram over ground floor. To R, single storey block with hipped slate roof. Behind this projecting gabled block at right angles, balcony to first floor. To L of gabled bay, large dormer; on first floor 4-light mullioned window with broad swan-neck pediment; on ground floor glazed (formerly open?) loggia. Left hand elevation has entrance with elaborate stone door surround with pinnacles with ball finials, cornice on volutes, round-headed doorway with mannerist columns; original panelled doors.

Reasons for Listing

Prominently sited well-designed house built for himself 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 Glain Orme.

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