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Ormescliffe Hotel, Nos.5 - 8 East Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3219 / 53°19'18"N

Longitude: -3.8123 / 3°48'44"W

OS Eastings: 279379

OS Northings: 382081

OS Grid: SH793820

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZT0.FX

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.DRVR

Entry Name: Ormescliffe Hotel, Nos.5 - 8 East Parade

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3463

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Forms centre part of East Parade. A row adjoining No 4, but with higher eaves.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The Craig-y-Don area was not part of the Mostyn holdings in Llandudno. In June 1884, land was sold as freeholds, rather than the Mostyn leaseholds; 2210 acres were sold in 3 days. Nos 1-8 East Parade, and all of Craig-y-Don Parade are on the OS map of 1888

Exterior

Group of 4 buildings now hotel.

No 5; three storeys and attic over basement; two window front. Eaves cornice with dentils and paired brackets. Stucco, string courses, quoins to R; slate roof; mainly sash glazing. Two gabled dormers with modern glazing. On top floor, 2 paired windows with rounded corners. On First floor, to L, canted bay window which drops to basement level, to R tripartite "Venetian window". On ground floor, steps up to round-headed doorway (now window).

No 6; similar to No 5, but set slightly forward; balustrade to first floor window (R) doorway with flanking pilasters; modern canopy.

No 7; as No 6 but reversed left-to-right, and without balustrade and canopy.

No 8; set back from No 7; as No 5 but reversed left-to-right; doorway converted to window.

Reasons for Listing

Block of 4 Victorian boarding houses on The Parade, contribiting to Llandudno's character as C19 bathing resort. Group Value with adjacent listed buildings.

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