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Latitude: 53.3286 / 53°19'42"N
Longitude: -3.8306 / 3°49'50"W
OS Eastings: 278181
OS Northings: 382857
OS Grid: SH781828
Mapcode National: GBR 1YPY.HJ
Mapcode Global: WH64Y.4L5L
Entry Name: Headlands Hotel
Listing Date: 16 March 1976
Last Amended: 6 June 2001
Source ID: 5801
Building Class: Commercial
Location: At E end of Hill Terrace, above Pier Pavilion.
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Probably 1890s, similar to other buildings of this date by G A Humphreys, architect and agent to the Mostyn Estate, including his own house, Ardwy Orme, 150m to W.
Hotel. Free Renaissance style. Front elevation of three storeys, and two storeys and attic: three bays. Stucco; rusticated ground floor. Slate roofs; tall red brick chimneys. From south-west end, first bay with Dutch gable, and of three storeys and attic; single light to attic storey, relief decoration; 2 round-headed windows to second floor, and bay window to first and ground floors with flat heads to lights, balustrade. Second bay in form of semi-octagonal tower with roof in form of low spire with lantern. Attic storey with rounded heads to light; flat heads to first floor lights and modern sun lounge on ground floor which extends as far as north-east end of building. Third bay of two storeys and attic with gabled attic window, two-light casement on first floor and modern sun lounge on ground floor. Entrance in south-west return elevation, porch with steps up to doorway, modern doors.
Well-designed building by Mostyn Estate architect on prominent site on slopes of Great Orme above North Parade. Group value.
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