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The Anchorage (also known as Ynys Tudur)

A Grade II Listed Building in Caernarfon, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1467 / 53°8'48"N

Longitude: -4.269 / 4°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 248346

OS Northings: 363468

OS Grid: SH483634

Mapcode National: GBR 5J.5MHB

Mapcode Global: WH43F.D5CH

Entry Name: The Anchorage (also known as Ynys Tudur)

Listing Date: 3 May 2002

Last Amended: 3 May 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26616

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back behind a walled forecourt SW of the junction with Campbell Road.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Community: Caernarfon

Locality: North Road

Built-Up Area: Caernarfon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Built in the 3rd quarter of the C19, and shown on the 1890 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

2-storey 3-bay suburban villa in eclectic classical style, roughly square in plan; scribed roughcast walls, hipped slate roof with cusped wooden eaves, and 2 stacks to each end, which are panelled except the front R. The central gabled porch has a round-headed 4-pane horned sash window in a keyed and moulded architrave. In its R side wall is a round-headed panelled door. The outer bays have pairs of round-headed 4-pane sash windows in ornate architraves with cornice on consoles and incorporating anchors in relief under segmental heads. The upper storey has 4-pane sash windows R and L in eared architraves with heads to the keystones, and moulded sill band. The central tall stair light has a similar architrave with moulded head to the keystone, and coloured glass. A garage is attached to the L side. The R side wall has a sash window lower L.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-detailed late C19 suburban villa retaining strong architectural character.

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