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Colonnaded Walkway

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandudno, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3292 / 53°19'45"N

Longitude: -3.8288 / 3°49'43"W

OS Eastings: 278304

OS Northings: 382926

OS Grid: SH783829

Mapcode National: GBR 1YPY.W8

Mapcode Global: WH64Y.5L13

Entry Name: Colonnaded Walkway

Listing Date: 6 June 2001

Last Amended: 6 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25269

Building Class: Miscellaneous

Location: Parallel to Happy Valley Road, between North Parade and Happy Valley.

County: Conwy

Community: Llandudno

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The covered walkway from North Parade to Happy Valley was built in 1932. Extended to S, 2000. The building performs the combined functions of protection from weather and upper walkway with fine views over the Pier and Bay.

Exterior

Colonnaded walkway of two levels. Concrete, classicising style. Nine sections, each consisting of 3 bays articulated by 2 Greek Doric columns between piers; frieze with paterae; modillion cornice; iron railings at upper level reached by concrete steps.

The lower sections (with bays with single columns) date from 2000 and are not included.

Reasons for Listing

Unusual seaside structure on lower slopes of Great Orme, and visible from much of The Parade. Group value.

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