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London House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9809 / 52°58'51"N

Longitude: -3.3735 / 3°22'24"W

OS Eastings: 307880

OS Northings: 343502

OS Grid: SJ078435

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.J91B

Mapcode Global: WH781.4BVL

Entry Name: London House

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15521

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Adjoins the Central Hotel towards the centre of the terrace in the broad section of the High Street.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Built-Up Area: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

Probably built in the early C19. Roughcast render over stone with smooth rendered dressings, slate roof with end wall stacks. 3 storeys, 2-window range. Entry to rear yard to left, and shop front of c1850: reeded outer pilasters, central door with lozenge overlight, bold brackets with foliate decoration to fascia, and beaded heads to windows which are of square proportions. 12 and 9-pane sash windows to upper storeys.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a key group of buildings at the centre of the town, and for the quality of the shop front, which is a rare example of a mid C19 front, surviving virtually intact.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Central Hotel
    Adjoins the Harp Hotel at the W end of the broad section of the High Street.
  • II Harp Hotel
    At the W end of the broad section of High Street, adjoining the National Westminster Bank.
  • II National Westminster Bank
    Prominently sited facing E down High Street at the point where it narrows towards the head of Stryd y Bont.
  • II Owain Glyndwr Hotel
    Prominently sited on the main street in the centre of the town, in front of the church.
  • II Waterloo House
    Adjacent to the Post Office, alongside the pathway leading to the Parish Church.
  • II Attached Sorting Office
    On the corner of High Street and Pen y Bryn, the sorting office forming a rear wing parallel to Pen y Bryn.
  • II Post Office
    On the corner of High Street and Pen y Bryn, the sorting office forming a rear wing parallel to Pen y Bryn.
  • II Midland Bank
    Faces E down High Street, between Stryd y Bont and Pen y Bryn.

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