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Hawthorn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.2265 / 53°13'35"N

Longitude: -4.1625 / 4°9'45"W

OS Eastings: 255734

OS Northings: 372119

OS Grid: SH557721

Mapcode National: GBR 5N.0PBR

Mapcode Global: WH547.153C

Entry Name: Hawthorn House

Listing Date: 18 July 1997

Last Amended: 18 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18551

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Prominently sited on the High Street of Menai Bridge, breaking the roofline of 2 storey houses either side. Set slightly back from the road, behind a modern wall, with a wide entrance to one side lead

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Menai Bridge

Community: Menai Bridge (Porthaethwy)

Community: Menai Bridge

Built-Up Area: Menai Bridge

Traditional County: Anglesey

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Probably early C19, pre-dating the surrounding mid-late C19 development of Menai Bridge. Formerly a farmhouse, it became a commercial premises when J O Hughes and Son established a painting business in 1888, for which it is still used.


Large town-house, principal elevation a 3 storeyed, 3 window range with central entrance. Kitchen addition in wing to rear. Rendered walls with imitation ashlar scoring, slate roof with rendered stacks either end. Doorway in fine lattice-work porch with modillion cornice. Windows are mainly 16-pane sashes (12-pane to attic storey) in strongly moulded architraves. Attached to left is a covered carriageway with wide boarded door incorporating a 2 storey and attic, 2 window range. Upper storey with single sash window, off-centre, fixed light in the attic storey above. Lower storey with 16-pane sash window to left. Carriageway leads to enclosed, flagged yard with former stables and 2 bay cartshed, all with lofts or granaries over.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a very well-preserved early C19 house distinctive for its scale in the streetscape, as well as for the fine quality of its detailing.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Milestone
    Set in the corner of the wall outside the front of 'Mile End' house, at the far end of Menai Bridge
  • II Trinity House
    In a prominent location on the corner of the High Street and Uxbridge Square, forming part of a terr
  • II No 1 Tan Bryn
    Situated close to the centre of Menai Bridge. The houses are slightly set back from and at an angle
  • II No 2 Tan Bryn
    Situated close to the centre of Menai Bridge. The houses are slightly set back from and at an angle
  • II Menai Ville
    Overlooking the Menai Strait towards the NE end of the shore-line settlement of the town.
  • II St. George's Pier Booking Office and gates
    Situated at the entrance to St. George's Pier, towards the end of St. George's Road in the lower par
  • II Victoria Hotel
    Located on the east side of Bridge Street, between the town centre and Menai Suspension Bridge. The
  • II Warehouses
    A range of early to mid C19 warehouse buildings situated on the west side of Water Street, in the lo

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