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Latitude: 53.2815 / 53°16'53"N
Longitude: -3.8279 / 3°49'40"W
OS Eastings: 278224
OS Northings: 377615
OS Grid: SH782776
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZQH.1D
Mapcode Global: WH654.5SF6
Entry Name: Conwy Outdoor shop and Anna's Tea Rooms
Listing Date: 8 October 1981
Last Amended: 5 May 2006
Source ID: 87407
Location: One of a pair of shops with houses fronting the street.
Locality: Walled town
Built-Up Area: Conwy
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Nos 7-9 Castle Street were built in the 2nd half of the C19 and are shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey. In the early C20 No 9 was E.B. Jones & Co, grocer.
Belongs to a group of 7-9 Castle Street.
A pair of mid C19 shops with houses above, in a range of 3 storeys grouped 2 3 bays, of whitened scribed roughcast, rusticated rock-faced quoins painted black, and slate roof on projecting dentil eaves. A whitened scribed roughcast stack is to the R, white roughcast stack L of centre, and grey roughcast stack to the L end. The lower storey has shop fronts. Above, the windows have similar black-painted keyed architraves, with cornices on consoles in the middle storey, and sill bands.
Shop window of 2 3 lights between recessed half-glazed panel door and overlight. The windows have colonnettes to arched brackets, and a dentil frieze below the painted fascia, which has fielded end panels on consoles. Above the shop are 12-pane sash windows, shorter in the upper storey, and which, in the central bay, are incorporated in a 2-storey canted oriel window.
The rear is whitened render. It has a lower gabled projection on the R side with small-pane sash window. Windows are otherwise altered and an escape stair has been added upper L. The roof has 2 skylights.
Modernised but retains a full-height open-well stair which has turned balusters and moulded tread ends.
Listed for its special architectural interest as one of a pair of shops and accommodation retaining definite C19 character, and for its group value within the historical townscape.
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