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Nov 15, 2021

Ideal homes for Caernarfon taxmen

Uxbridge Square in Caernarfon was built in the first half of the 19th century to provide spacious homes for the town's growing professional class. There were gates across the entrance, and several Inland Revenue officers, serving or retired, were ...

living there when the 1861 census was taken. One of the houses was large enough to accommodate a grammar school, with boarders from as far away as Hampshire. For more about the houses and some of their past occupants, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the lamp post to the right of the entrance. Or click here