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Caernarfon Castle P H

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.312 / 53°18'43"N

Longitude: -4.6345 / 4°38'4"W

OS Eastings: 224584

OS Northings: 382689

OS Grid: SH245826

Mapcode National: GBR GMXY.KVM

Mapcode Global: WH31B.S08R

Entry Name: Caernarfon Castle P H

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14736

Building Class: Commercial

Location: At top of Summer Hill facing down towards Stanley Street.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Holyhead (Caergybi)

Community: Holyhead

Built-Up Area: Holyhead

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Early C19 public house. Previous building on site associated with William Morris, naturalist, antiquarian, collector of Welsh verse, customs officer at Holyhead, one of the celebrated Morris Brothers of C18 Wales.

Exterior

Two storeys plus attic, 2 windows, rendered walls, slate roof, chimney to L. Two dormers with flat roofs, horned sash windows. Other windows have shallow architraves; 4-paned horned sash glazing. Moulded wooden cornice hood on slender columns to doorway; 4-panelled door. Plain gable to L; flat-roofed rear extension with 4-pane horned sash window (first floor), and boarded door.

Reasons for Listing

Included as early C19 building in location closing top of Summer Hill.

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  • I Walls of upper churchyard
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  • II Capel y Bedd
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