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The Castle, Y Castell

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2869 / 53°17'12"N

Longitude: -3.5831 / 3°34'59"W

OS Eastings: 294560

OS Northings: 377830

OS Grid: SH945778

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZFF.2F

Mapcode Global: WH657.XNX1

Entry Name: The Castle, Y Castell

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18698

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Wrapped around the corner between Dundonald Avenue and Pleasant Place, N of the centre of Abergele.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Built-Up Area: Abergele

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Commercial and family hotel, probably built in the mid C19.

Exterior

Built of limestone rubble, with ashlar dressings and a slate roof. Three storeys and cellars. Four bays to Dundonald Avenue have a central door, part glazed, with overlight, and 12-paned hornless sash windows to ground and first floors, and 9-paned sashes to the top floor. The corner on the right is splayed, and has a pair of half-glazed doors beneath a lantern on a cast iron bracket, and a panel over with the name Y CASTELL against a red painted background. The elevation to Pleasant Place is similar, being of 7 bays above a chamfered plinth, with similar windows and wedge lintels, but doors in the 4th and 6th bays, the second bay door replaced by a 12-pane sash. The windows either side of the doors in the splayed corner are replaced. Buff brick stacks.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well proportioned mid C19 urban building which has been little altered and of group value with Eglwys Crist Addoldy'r Annibynwyr.

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