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Former Guard House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6943 / 51°41'39"N

Longitude: -4.9526 / 4°57'9"W

OS Eastings: 196036

OS Northings: 203636

OS Grid: SM960036

Mapcode National: GBR G7.W9L9

Mapcode Global: VH1S0.3NMZ

Entry Name: Former Guard House

Listing Date: 18 January 1974

Last Amended: 18 February 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6436

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on W side of main avenue, just N of former Captain Superintendent's Office.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)

Community: Pembroke Dock

Locality: The Dockyard

Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

Circa 1840-5 guard house. Rock faced grey limestone with slate hipped eaves roof, and apex stone stack. Two-storey three-window main front with deep single-storey portico, and set-back two-storey one-window wings. Walling is varied with large stones below and small stones to first floor, grey ashlar dressings, including plinth, rusticated quoins to main block, and rusticated surrounds to openings. Three 12-pane sashes above, two arch-headed windows below flanking centre arched doorway with panelled door and radiating bar fanlight. Ground floor is set within deep colonnaded verandah, of four thin Roman Doric stone columns carrying plain two-step cornice and flat roof. Structural ironwork visible on roof underside. End walls of main block have window each floor, and set-back wings have similar 12-pane sash to first floor, band and door with overlight. No angle quoins.

Reasons for Listing

Grade II* for exceptional design, close to other important late Georgian buildings in Dockyard.

Group value with other listed buildings in Pembroke Dockyard.

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