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Florence House, including blocks to rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3272 / 53°19'37"N

Longitude: -3.8323 / 3°49'56"W

OS Eastings: 278067

OS Northings: 382705

OS Grid: SH780827

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPZ.30

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3MDP

Entry Name: Florence House, including blocks to rear

Listing Date: 16 March 1976

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3494

Building Class: Civil

Location: About 20m S of junction with Church Walks.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

1850s. Former court and police station, until replaced by new Police Station in Oxford Road around 1920.

Exterior

Two storeys. Front elevation of three widely spaced bays, faced with large painted blocks of stone of regular size. Slate hipped roof. Band at first floor level; end pilasters. Centre bay breaks forward and is surmounted by a shallow triangular pediment. Two-light casements with small panes and architraves on first floor; on ground floor, a 16-pane sash window with shouldered architrave in each outer bay. Doorway in centre with shouldered architrave and half-glazed four-panelled door. Side elevation to S of scribed render; 2 square windows to upper floor, 2 small windows to first floor; stair window between; doorway to L. To rear, block with hipped slate roof with ventilator; doorway facing S; rubble elevation to W.

Reasons for Listing

One of earliest purpose built civic buildings in Llandudno.

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