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Castle Gift Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1392 / 53°8'21"N

Longitude: -4.2754 / 4°16'31"W

OS Eastings: 247890

OS Northings: 362645

OS Grid: SH478626

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.6CWQ

Mapcode Global: WH43F.9CB8

Plus Code: 9C5Q4PQF+MR

Entry Name: Castle Gift Shop

Listing Date: 31 March 1983

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3931

Building Class: Commercial

ID on this website: 300003931

Location: On the E side of the castle facing Slate Quay

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built in the third quarter of the C19 and first shown on the 1888 Ordnance Survey.


A 2-storey shop with 3-sided front built against the revetment to Castle Square and abutting the rear wing of 37 Castle Square, of scribed stucco and a hipped slate roof on wide bracketed eaves and roughcast stack to the R. The doorway is on the L side of the L facet, and has a panelled door with small-pane overlight. A replaced window to its R is in an earlier opening. The central facet has an inserted shop window. In the upper storey are hornless sash windows to the outer facets, both of which are 8 over 2 panes.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a distinctive building retaining C19 character and with other associated listed items for its contribution to the historic townscape and the setting of Caernarfon Castle.

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