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Outer Gatehouse to Laugharne Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.77 / 51°46'12"N

Longitude: -4.4623 / 4°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 230202

OS Northings: 210794

OS Grid: SN302107

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZRTT

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LRVZ

Entry Name: Outer Gatehouse to Laugharne Castle

Listing Date: 25 September 1986

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: I

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9652

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the bottom of the street near the town Hall, reached by path in front of Castle House.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Rubble 2-storey formerly crenellated gatehouse of late C13/early C14 origin and late. John Perrot alterations (1587-92). N side destroyed in Civil War siege.


Gateway passage flanked by rectangular guardroom chambers to ground floor and central room with side garderobe to upper floor.

Voussoired openings, chamfered and spur buttresses, arrowslits with oillets; dragon to weathervane.

In a Scheduled Ancient Monument Site.

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