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Caffi Maes

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1398 / 53°8'23"N

Longitude: -4.2753 / 4°16'31"W

OS Eastings: 247899

OS Northings: 362710

OS Grid: SH478627

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.6CXL

Mapcode Global: WH43F.9BCT

Entry Name: Caffi Maes

Listing Date: 29 May 1968

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26518

Building Class: Commercial

Location: In a prominently sited row of frontages on Castle Square.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in the late C18 or early C19 and shown on the 1810 town plan. It was originally a single property with No 3 and is shown as such on the 1834 and 1852 town plans, but its present sudivision had occurred by the time of the 1888 Ordnance Survey, when it was adapted fo commercial use. In 1895 No 4 was a ironmonger's store.

Exterior

House and shop forming part of a terrace. 3 storeys and 2 bays, with a scribed roughcast front and graded slate roof. Closely spaced horned sash windows are 16-pane in the middle storey and 12-pane in the upper storey. The lower storey shop front is late C20. The rear is rubble stone and retains small-pane sash windows.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of a late Georgian terrace retaining original detail that contributes to the strong Georgian tradition in Caernarfon, and with other associated listed items for its contribution to the setting of Caernarfon Castle.

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