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House at rear of Plas Porth yr Aur (2 High Street)

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1406 / 53°8'26"N

Longitude: -4.2779 / 4°16'40"W

OS Eastings: 247730

OS Northings: 362805

OS Grid: SH477628

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.659N

Mapcode Global: WH43F.8B56

Entry Name: House at rear of Plas Porth yr Aur (2 High Street)

Listing Date: 3 May 2002

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26540

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back behind 2 High Street (also known as Plas Porth yr Aur).

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Locality: Walled town

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Built in the third quarter of the C19 and first shown on the 1888 Ordnance Survey, although still in Georgian style.


A symmetrical 2-storey 3-window house of painted roughcast with slate roof and roughcast end stacks. It has a central panelled door and 16-pane sash windows. An office block is attached to the rear.


Not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a house retaining C19 Georgian character in an important position close to the Town Wall, and for its contribution to the historic integrity of the walled town.

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