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Latitude: 53.3284 / 53°19'42"N
Longitude: -3.8323 / 3°49'56"W
OS Eastings: 278068
OS Northings: 382840
OS Grid: SH780828
Mapcode National: GBR 1YPY.3L
Mapcode Global: WH64Y.3LCR
Entry Name: Glain Orme
Listing Date: 6 June 2001
Last Amended: 6 June 2001
Source ID: 25304
Building Class: Domestic
Location: To N of, and above Ty Gwyn Road, reached by private drive.
Built-Up Area: Llandudno
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Dated 1897. Designed by G A Humphreys, architect to the Mostyn Estate.
House in eclectic Free Renaissance/Arts & Crafts style. Two storeys and attic. Ground floor in smooth render with red sandstone dressings and cornice, first floor in pressed red brick, tile hanging to gable; red tiled roofs, tall red brick chimneys with cornices etc. Gabled bay with 3-light casement to attic, 5-light casement to first floor; on ground floor, to L, doorway with stone doorcase with flanking pillars with blocking courses, cornice supporting Renaissance style low relief semi-circular pediment and obelisk; double-leaf panelled doors; to R, 3-light mullion and transom window. To R of gabled bay, set back, block with 2 sash windows to first and second floors. To L of bay, polygonal turret with lead cupola with tall pinnacle; windows at both first and ground floor levels. To L of turret, further 2-storey bay with, on first floor, casement window with triangular projection; on ground floor, glass-roofed verandah with cambered arcading.
Prominently sited well-designed house built by G A Humphreys, architect to the Mostyn Estate, and important in the design and lay out of late C19 and early C20 Llandudno. Group value with Ardwy Orme.
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