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,8 High Street,Walled town,Caernarfon,

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.1406 / 53°8'26"N

Longitude: -4.2774 / 4°16'38"W

OS Eastings: 247760

OS Northings: 362808

OS Grid: SH477628

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.65DY

Mapcode Global: WH43F.8BC5

Entry Name: ,8 High Street,Walled town,Caernarfon,

Listing Date: 3 May 2002

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26543

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the junction of High Street and Shirehall Street.

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 early C19 and shown on the 1834 town map.


Belongs to a group of 6-8 High Street.

A pair of late Georgian houses of coursed rubble stone with graded slate roof and end stacks rebuilt in brick. 3 storeys, each a single window range together forming a near-symmetrical pair. Paired central doorways have replaced panelled doors with radial-glazed overlights. Flanking windows are 16-pane hornless sashes to right, paired 8-pane horned sashes to left, hornless sashes of 12 and 9-panes aligned in first and second storeys. All openings have flat arched stone voussoir heads.

The L gable end of No 8 is rendered where an attached house has been taken down, and has an attached coped stone wall flanking a gateway to a car park behind. At the rear are doorways with shallow segmental heads to the inner sides, each with replaced boarded doors. No 6 is otherwise blank at the back. No 8 has inserted 4-pane sash windows in each storey.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its good early C19 Georgian character and for its contribution to the historic integrity of the walled town.

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