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Latitude: 51.6997 / 51°41'58"N
Longitude: -4.9417 / 4°56'29"W
OS Eastings: 196815
OS Northings: 204204
OS Grid: SM968042
Mapcode National: GBR G8.BSL1
Mapcode Global: VH1S0.9JDV
Plus Code: 9C3QM3X5+V8
Entry Name: Slipway & Quay Wall at Hobb's Point
Listing Date: 14 July 1981
Last Amended: 18 February 1994
Source ID: 6446
Building Class: Maritime
Location: Situated at N end of Pier Road and forming the most northerly part of Hobbs Point.
Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)
Community: Pembroke Dock
Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The Irish mails were carried from Milford before 1836, then from here, linked by royal mail coaches to the railway at Gloucester, later to Clynderwen and later again to Neyland. Used by the Admiralty from mid C19 with, in later C19, a large set of sheer legs for completing warships set on N side.
1830-4 quay and slipway built for the Irish Packet service to Waterford. Designed by Captain Fanshawe R E and supervised by Captain E J Savage R E; contractor H Macintosh of London at a cost of ú20,250/19/0d. Foundations to some 34 feet below low water level. Limestone ashlar facing with Cornish granite copings. The slipway facing E is broad and in a single slope, to S is small dock with curved W end and SE corner extended in concrete. N Wall, to Haven, curves round at NW corner and returns back to Old Pier House. [Three bollards are listed separately.]
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