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Tudor Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Jameston, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.6565 / 51°39'23"N

Longitude: -4.8059 / 4°48'21"W

OS Eastings: 206010

OS Northings: 199032

OS Grid: SS060990

Mapcode National: GBR GC.BLB7

Mapcode Global: VH2PQ.NM5G

Plus Code: 9C3QM54V+JJ

Entry Name: Tudor Lodge

Listing Date: 14 May 1970

Last Amended: 12 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5982

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located 400 m E of the centre of Jameston village, standing back at the N side of the A4139.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Manorbier (Maenorbŷr)

Community: Manorbier

Locality: Jameston

Built-Up Area: Jameston

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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House of mid/late C18. Its name derives from the surname of its original or early owners. In 1840 it was called Tudor’s Cottage, and was owned and occupied by John Tudor Esq. Some details, such as the roundish chimney stacks, are probably original or C19 features designed for antique effect. Before conversion to a hotel, the rear range of the building had been a piggery, cowshed and trap shed. Above these were 2 servants rooms with a small bathroom (said to have been a powder room) between. The loft of the W wing was used as an apple store. There was a well in the central area. The porch existed by c.1910. In 1926 the building was said to have ‘recently become a hotel’ and, is now a restaurant and public house. Wings for additional bar and dining space were added in c.1970.


The front range of the original house is of 2-storeys, and 3 2indow range, facing S, on a site set well back from the road. Rendered rubble masonry, painted white. Pantiled roof with end-chimneys, the stacks of which are oval in plan above roof level. The main windows at front are of sash type with a pointed head above a transom. The upstairs front windows break the eaves line as quasi-dormers. The upstairs windows have 3 and six-pane sashes, those beneath have 6-pane sashes. Recessed frames. The glazing bars in the pointed heads are interlaced. At the sides of the windows are of casement type, but with similar transom and pointed heads.

Two rear wings with end chimneys and extensions to meet the rear range with the servants quarters above. The whole plan forms a rectangle with a central open area, the latter now roofed over.


The central area, now roofed, contains a stone staircase leading to the upper floor of the rear range. There is also an oven and a well, now capped.

Doors of 6 sunk panels. Ledged and battened door to the central room of the servants quarters. A parget Tudor Rose on a panel overlooking the central area. Restored ogee ceiling to first floor passage.

Reasons for Listing

Listed notwithstanding modern alterations as a good example of an C18 Gothic house.

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    At S of street in Jameston village, opposite to the garden of the Swan Lake public house.
  • II Swan Lake Inn
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  • II Rock Farmhouse
  • II Green Grove
    Located at the W extremity of Jameston village, on the S side of the road.
  • II* Sunny Hill Farmhouse
    300 m S of the Ridgeway, 500 m W of turning to St Florence.
  • II Former Railway Station
    Situated W of byroad from the A4139 to the Ridgeway.
  • II Former Railway Stationmaster's House
    Situated W of byroad from the A4139 to the Ridgeway.
  • II Blue Dolphins
    On the outskirts of Manorbier village, on a corner site at the E side of the road leading to Bier Cross and at N of a lane leading to Tarr Farm. The first 2 attached cottages.

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