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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
Source ID: 22056
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located approximately 150m east of Glan Gwna Hall.
Built-Up Area: Caeathro
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Built c1893 as the stable block to Glan Gwna Hall.
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.
Largely inaccessible at time of Survey. Ground-floor room to right of principal entrance arch has corner chimney breast with decorative cast-iron fireplace.
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.
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