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The Timber Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.6947 / 51°41'40"N

Longitude: -4.9582 / 4°57'29"W

OS Eastings: 195650

OS Northings: 203690

OS Grid: SM956036

Mapcode National: GBR G7.W83Y

Mapcode Global: VH1S0.0NNQ

Plus Code: 9C3QM2VR+VP

Entry Name: The Timber Pond

Listing Date: 18 January 1974

Last Amended: 18 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6437

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Situated by W edge of dockyard, some 100m N of entrance from Fort Road.

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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1844 pond for preserving or 'pickling' elm timber for masts.


Large, square-plan with granite coping, sloping E side with stone paving and rockfaced limestone side walls. Big elliptical arched drain mouth on N side, another outlet to sea on W.

Pond was built 1844 on ground originally outside W wall of dockyard, whose foundations were used for the E edge of the pond, the wall being rebuilt to W.

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  • II The Dockyard Walls
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  • II* The South West Dockyard Tower
    Situated just off foreshore at W end of road running along S wall of Dockyard.
  • I Paterchurch Tower
    Situated just within Dockyard wall, some 130m E of Fort Road entry to Royal Naval area.
  • II Former Foremen's Office
    Situated behind premises occupied by Gwinnutt Ltd. some 50m SW of head of Graving Dock.
  • II Pater Fort SW and W Walls
    Situated at NW corner of dockyard, just SW of naval offices.
  • II Former Oakum Store
    Situated some 50m SE of Graving Dock, within Ministry of Defence enclosure.
  • II Building Slip No 2
    Situated at NW end of dockyard, between Slip No 1 and Graving Dock.
  • II Building Slip No. 1
    Situated towards NW corner of dockyard just E of Carr Jetty.

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