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The Captains Table

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.311 / 53°18'39"N

Longitude: -4.6325 / 4°37'56"W

OS Eastings: 224715

OS Northings: 382567

OS Grid: SH247825

Mapcode National: GBR GMYY.DSX

Mapcode Global: WH31B.T17L

Plus Code: 9C5Q8969+92

Entry Name: The Captains Table

Listing Date: 26 September 1951

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14727

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At SE corner of Churchyard, adjacent to entrance arches, with rear facing over Holyhead inner harbour.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Former house, now divided, early C19, with rear rebuilt in late C19.


To Market Square, three storeys, 4 windows, sash glazing generally with single large pane to each sash. W front (facing square) roughcast; roof with bitumous coating to L, slate to R, large rectangular chimneys. Doorcase with cornice and panelled soffits, panelled door. To R, small dormer with small pane glazing, and two storey advanced wing to R, crenellated, sash window on first floor; doorway with restaurant front.

Rear (E) elevations rebuilt late C19, render with exposed stone dressings, but tower in exposed stone. Ground drops steeply down to Victoria Road; 4 storeys two advanced bays with stepped gables with finials, mullioned windows, 2-light to top floor, 3-light to others. To R, gable with finial, 4-light mullioned window to 2 floors, below which is advanced crenellated block (2 storeys), segmental-headed doorway to L; to R, engaged cylindrical tower built on site of Roman tower. Tower crenellated with 2-light mullioned windows on top floor, 4-light mullioned and transomed windows on lower floors.

S gable end stepped with small windows. N gable, facing churchyard incorporates Roman wall and has mullioned and transomed window with cusped heads.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with Parish Church, Capel y Bedd and Churchyard walls.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Stanley House
    At SE corner of Churchyard, adjacent to entrance arches, with rear facing over Holyhead inner harbour.
  • II Capel y Bedd
    In churchyard overlooking inner harbour, entered by archway from Market Square. To S of St Gybi’s Church near archway to churchyard.
  • I St Cybi's Church
    In chuchyard overlooking inner harbour, entered by archway from Market Square.
  • I Walls of upper churchyard
    Between Stanley Street and Victoria Road enclosing St Gybi’s Church, and Capel-y-Bedd, entered by gateway from Market Square.
  • II Lower Churchyard Walls and Gateway
    Below St Cybi’s Church, parallel to road enclosing lower level of churchyard.
  • II Market Hall
    In town centre on sloping site. Set back and above the street behind single storey shops; side and rear elevations to Summer Hill and Trearddur Square.
  • II Caernarfon Castle P H
    At top of Summer Hill facing down towards Stanley Street.
  • II Tabernacl Chapel
    On corner with Baptist Street.

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