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,8,Castle Ditch,Walled town,Caernarfon,,LL55 2AU

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1398 / 53°8'23"N

Longitude: -4.2765 / 4°16'35"W

OS Eastings: 247820

OS Northings: 362717

OS Grid: SH478627

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.6CMT

Mapcode Global: WH43F.8BTS

Entry Name: ,8,Castle Ditch,Walled town,Caernarfon,,LL55 2AU

Listing Date: 22 May 1967

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26531

Building Class: Commercial

Location: In a row of frontages directly opposite Caernarfon Castle.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably built in the early C19 and shown on the 1834 town plan. Originally it was a house with railings enclosing external basement steps, which are shown on the 1888 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

A house and shop of 3 storeys and a single bay, of scribed roughcast walls and slate roof with brick stack to the R. A late C20 shop front projection is to the lower storey, built over original basement steps. Above, the windows are offset to the R, have simple architraves, and are replaced in original openings. The rear wall is brick.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its retention of C19 Georgian character in the context of a town-centre terrace; With other associated listed items, contributes to the setting of Caernarfon Castle.

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