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Front garden wall, railings, gatepiers & gate to No 111, with penny postage stamp machine to right

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6745 / 51°40'28"N

Longitude: -4.9111 / 4°54'39"W

OS Eastings: 198817

OS Northings: 201319

OS Grid: SM988013

Mapcode National: GBR G8.WGKB

Mapcode Global: VH1S6.T5KN

Entry Name: Front garden wall, railings, gatepiers & gate to No 111, with penny postage stamp machine to right

Listing Date: 14 July 1981

Last Amended: 29 July 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6396

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In front of No. 111 Main Street, on the S side of Main Street near its E junction with East Back and opposite the entrance to the Church of Saint Michael.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Pembroke

Community: Pembroke (Penfro)

Community: Pembroke

Built-Up Area: Pembroke

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Earlier to mid C19 railings, matching those on No 113, carefully restored since 1981 with replacement of missing features.

Exterior

Front retaining wall, rendered with restored thick iron railings with spear-headed finials; larger finials to stanchions which have raking supports. Wall and railings return to house at E end. In centre, renewed narrow cast-iron gate posts with Gothic panelling, caps and finials, gate missing in 1981 now restored, matching rails. Right end stone pier with pyramid cap with inset cast-iron C19 Penny Postage stamp machine. A stone wall returns to house at W.
Penny postage machine has coin slots for 1d post or ½ d stamped postcard rate, and two small drawers for receiving stamps, enamel plate of local agent Mr Joseph Powell, Main Street.

Reasons for Listing

Included for special interest as cast iron Gothic railings, group value with No. 111.

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