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Group of 12 Lamp Standards

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3249 / 53°19'29"N

Longitude: -3.8311 / 3°49'51"W

OS Eastings: 278140

OS Northings: 382447

OS Grid: SH781824

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPZ.CV

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3PYF

Entry Name: Group of 12 Lamp Standards

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3426

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On pavement on SW side of Mostyn Street between Trinity Square and Church Walks.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Late C19 lamp standards; mainly restored in 1999/2000, generally with extended shafts.

Exterior

Cast-iron lamp standards, similar to those on the Promenade, with circular shafts, ladder rests, and originally with lamp holders with lamp sockets, with finials supported on two sides by slender curved iron brackets rising from above the shafts. There are 2 designs of bases, either plain octagonal bases, or circular bases ornately decorated with bead and cable mouldings, foliage motifs and etc.

The lamp standards are sited as follows:

Outside Churchyard to Holy Trinity Church (opposite transept) with octagonal base, restored shaft and no lampholder.
Outside north-eastern corner of churchyard to Holy Trinity Church with octagonal base, restored shaft and no lampholder.
Outside No 22 Mostyn Street with circular base, restored shaft and no lampholder.
Opposite No 36 Mostyn Street with circular base, restored shaft and lampholder.
Outside No 52 Mostyn Street with octagonal base shaft, no lampholder.
Outside No 60 Mostyn Street with circular base, shaft, no lampholder.
Outside No 62 Mostyn Street with circular base, shaft, no lampholder.
Outside No 78 Mostyn Street with circular base, restored shaft and no lampholder.
Outside No 94 Mostyn Street with circular base, shaft and no lampholder.
Outside No 96 Mostyn Street with octagonal base, shaft and no lampholder.
Outside No 114with octagonal base, restored shaft and lampholder.
Outside No 124 with circular base, restored shaft and lampholder.

Reasons for Listing

An important group of C19 cast iron lamp standards which contribute to character of Llandudno as a Victorian seaside resort.

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