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Stable Block at Glan Gwna Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Caeathro, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1347 / 53°8'5"N

Longitude: -4.2386 / 4°14'18"W

OS Eastings: 250339

OS Northings: 362072

OS Grid: SH503620

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.6GW3

Mapcode Global: WH43F.VGTP

Entry Name: Stable Block at Glan Gwna Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1999

Last Amended: 21 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22056

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 150m east of Glan Gwna Hall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Waunfawr

Community: Waunfawr

Locality: Caeathro

Built-Up Area: Caeathro

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built c1893 as the stable block to Glan Gwna Hall.

Exterior

Simple Classical style. Square courtyard plan with single-storey ranges to east, north and west and one and a half-storey range to south, north and south ranges with very slightly projecting gables rising above ridge, that to south the principal entrance and higher. Rendered brick with some stucco lining, plaster quoins and window dressings, including dripstones to ground-floor mullioned and transomed timber windows; slate roof with red ceramic ridge tiles and overhanging boarded verges, including to dormers. South elevation: 3 windows to either side of central gable which has round-headed arch-way with curved half-height boarded doors below string course with clock in plain moulded roundel above; small pedimented and lead-capped cupola with weathervane to ridge. Windows all mullioned and transomed in 3 lights, including those to gabled half-dormers which break eaves and are of reduced proportions. Inserted doorway to left bay and original panelled door under lean-to hood in centre bay of section to right of arch-way; this section also has 2 red brick ridge stacks with grouped shafts, moulded bases and capping. West elevation has large moulded roundels to gable ends of north and south ranges, the former with a wide doorway below and to right of roundel, the latter with two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows on ground floor; west range itself has altered door and window openings and tall pyramidal spirelet flanked by slate-capped ventilators to ridge. North and east ranges have sash windows, former with spirelet as on west range to right of gabled entrance. Inner elevations around paved courtyard; south range with gabled hayloft door breaking eaves and wide doorway in angle with west range to right of entrance arch-way and 3-light mullioned and transomed window and gabled half-dormer to left; west range with two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows to each side of central doorway; north range with doorway to far left and windows to either side of entrance arch-way; east range of 4 open bays.

Interior

Largely inaccessible at time of Survey. Ground-floor room to right of principal entrance arch has corner chimney breast with decorative cast-iron fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a largely unaltered stable block, contemporary with Glan Gwna Hall with which, although it does not form a visual grouping, it has a clear functional and historic association.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Terrace and retaining walls at Glan Gwna Hall
    Located on the north-west elevation of Glan Gwna Hall.
  • II* Glan Gwna Hall
    Situated to the north of Ffordd Waenfawr in its own landscaped grounds, most of which are now occupied by the chalets and other structures associated with Glan Gwna Holiday Park.
  • II Courtyard outbuildings and retaining walls to adjacent formal garden area at Glan Gwna Hall
    The courtyard outbuildings are situated on the south-east side of Glan Gwna Hall and the formal garden area lies to their south-west.
  • II Gate piers and walls at entrance to Glan Gwna Hall
    Located on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr at the main entrance to Glan Gwna Hall; the walls run from Grand Lodge to the west, break at the main entrance, turn to the north at the cross-roads in Cae
  • II Grand Lodge to Glan Gwna Hall
    Located on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) to the west of Caeathro at the former south-western entrance to Glan Gwna Hall.
  • II Plas Bach
    Located on the road between Caeathro and Pont-rug at the former north-eastern entrance to Glan Gwna Hall; iron gates with fluted iron gate posts stand at the entrance to the former driveway.
  • II Bryn Eden and terrace walls to front
    Situated on rising ground to the south side of the main road between Caernarfon and Waunfawr; the house has a terraced garden in front with a rubblestone revetment wall and terracotta balustrade, exte
  • II Milestone
    Situated on the north side of Ffordd Waenfawr (Waenfawr Road) between Caeathro and Caernarfon; set in a low rubblestone field boundary wall.

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