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Slipway & Quay Wall at Hobb's Point

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 6446

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Situated at N end of Pier Road and forming the most northerly part of Hobbs Point.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)

Community: Pembroke Dock

Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

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.

Exterior

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 รบ20,250/19/0d. 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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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Two Bollards on N Side of Quay
    The 2 bollards are situated some 30m N and NW of Public Toilets at Hobbs Point. The cannon bollard is sited immediately N of Old Pier House, and set below pavement level.
  • II Pembroke Haven Yacht Club at Hobbs Point
    Situated on S side of quay, at NE corner of Pier Road opposite Old Pier House.
  • II One Former Cannon Barrel to SW Side
    The 2 bollards are situated some 30m N and NW of Public Toilets at Hobbs Point. The cannon bollard is sited immediately N of Old Pier House, and set below pavement level.
  • II Hobbs Point
    The 2 bollards are situated some 30m N and NW of Public Toilets at Hobbs Point. The cannon bollard is sited immediately N of Old Pier House, and set below pavement level.
  • II Telephone Call-box at Hobbs Point
    Situated outside Old Pier House, at entry to Hobbs Point quay.
  • II Old Pier House
    Situated on W side of Hobbs Point, backing on to the sea.
  • II Premises attached to South
    Situated on W side of Hobbs Point, backing on to the sea.
  • II Pier House
    Situated towards N end of Pier Road, on corner towards the quay at Hobbs Point.

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