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Latitude: 53.1398 / 53°8'23"N
Longitude: -4.2753 / 4°16'30"W
OS Eastings: 247903
OS Northings: 362708
OS Grid: SH479627
Mapcode National: GBR 5H.6CXL
Mapcode Global: WH43F.9BDV
Entry Name: Richards Newsagents
Listing Date: 29 May 1968
Last Amended: 3 May 2002
Source ID: 26519
Building Class: Commercial
Location: In a prominently sited row of frontages on Castle Square.
Built-Up Area: Caernarfon
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
Late C18 or early and first shown on the 1810 town plan. Nos 5 and 6 Castle Square were originally a single property and are shown as such on the 1834 and 1852 town plans, but its present sudivision occurred in the third quarter of the C19 when the building was adapted to commercial use, and is shown on the 1888 Ordnance Survey. The present frontages date from the time of subdivision. In 1895 No 5 was a saddlery.
Listed for its retention of late C19 commercial character in a late Georgian terrace, and with other associated listed items for its contribution to the setting of Caernarfon Castle.
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