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Latitude: 51.7719 / 51°46'18"N
Longitude: -4.4571 / 4°27'25"W
OS Eastings: 230568
OS Northings: 210987
OS Grid: SN305109
Mapcode National: GBR D8.ZF49
Mapcode Global: VH3LS.PQLK
Entry Name: Dylan Thomas's tool-shed Study
Listing Date: 10 July 1968
Last Amended: 25 September 1986
Source ID: 9628
Building Class: Domestic
Location: The tool-shed, on the cliff edge SW of the house.
Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)
Community: Laugharne Township
Built-Up Area: Laugharne
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Originally a boat building and repair centre from May 1949. From May 1949 until his death in 1953 it was the home of Dylan Thomas, bought for him by Margaret Taylor for £2,500; he called it his sea-shaken house on a breakneck of rocks".
Early C19 (known to have existed by 1834) with alterations in 1889.
The house, above and at right angles to the foreshore with revetment wall to NW end; reached by modern staircase.
2-storey, 3-2window rendered front with plinth; slate roof and brick end chimney stacks. Small-pane sash windows with margins flanking fixed paired light window over boarded door. Casement windows to 3-storey rear with outside staircase and verandah.
Single-storey pitched roof and vertically boarded shed with casement windows and double doors to W end.
Interior retained as Dylan Thomas kept it; he called it his "water and tree room on the cliff". Originally built as a garage for Laugharne - first car.
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