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Zodiac Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead (Caergybi), Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3168 / 53°19'0"N

Longitude: -4.6356 / 4°38'8"W

OS Eastings: 224533

OS Northings: 383222

OS Grid: SH245832

Mapcode National: GBR GMXY.5DB

Mapcode Global: WH314.RWSN

Entry Name: Zodiac Restaurant

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14729

Building Class: Commercial

Location: On rocks below Beach Road NE of junction with Walthew Avenue.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Former lifeboat house, circa 1850s, now converted to restaurant.

Exterior

Rubble with freestone dressings and copings (but mainly rendered and painted), slate roof. Aligned roughly N-S with gable and facing sea. Shaped gables (similar to Holyhead market hall) with ball finials; former broad doorways covered during conversion to restaurant (added bay window to N). Long shallow extension to W side; attached gabled range to NE. Some remains of slipway mechanism to seaward side.

Reasons for Listing

Believed to be the oldest surviving lifeboat house in Wales.

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