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Office and Stores Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3123 / 53°18'44"N

Longitude: -4.6297 / 4°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 224903

OS Northings: 382711

OS Grid: SH249827

Mapcode National: GBR GMYY.G17

Mapcode Global: WH31B.V0KJ

Plus Code: 9C5Q896C+W4

Entry Name: Office and Stores Building

Listing Date: 17 October 1986

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5735

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Part of a large group of marine workshop buildings opposite Water Street, this block behind Fitting, Boiler, and Smithy Shops facing harbour.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

1880-90, extended after 1916.

Exterior

Long 2-storey range, grey-green rubble, pale dressings, slate roofs with cut-down chimney stacks, projecting eaves, brackets to bargeboards. Facing harbour, irregular 10-window top floor 12-pane sashes with narrow 7-pane windows to L; arched voussoir heads to fixed lights on ground floor. Offset left hand lean-to (2 windows), deep hooded canopy with serrated valences to segmental stores entrance in centre.

Left gable end (rendered) has arched louvred ventilator near apex, central arched window with smaller window below, 2 first floor windows, one ground floor window to L, as narrow windows of front. Right gable has two first floor windows. Lean-to extension with arched openings to R some original iron windows with central hinged casement. Interior said to retain boardroom.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of a (probably) unique group of purpose-built marine service buildings at a major British ferry port.

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