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Section of Boundry Walls around Castle grounds running E from outer Gatehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7697 / 51°46'11"N

Longitude: -4.4613 / 4°27'40"W

OS Eastings: 230266

OS Northings: 210761

OS Grid: SN302107

Mapcode National: GBR D8.ZL1S

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.MSB6

Entry Name: Section of Boundry Walls around Castle grounds running E from outer Gatehouse

Listing Date: 25 September 1986

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9655

Building Class: Defence

Location: Adjoining Outer Gatehouse and reached by a 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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Exterior

Rubble wall running SW from Outer Gatehouse and serving as revetment wall to the elevated outer ward with Wogan Street below, part crenellated. Right-angle SE turn above Island House, ruined probably C18 garden wall on top of and incorporating the late C13 curtain wall adjoining SW castle tower at SE end.

A second section of wall runs E from outer gatehouse; rubble to W end but mostly late C18/early C19 Flemish bond brick build against earlier rubble wall to N side.

Arched openings, one with classical detail lead to Castle House garden; slate roof rubble lean-to's on N side.

Rubble wall with some ruined crenellations adjoins at right angles running along cliff edge to gazebo and reaching down to foreshore.

Reasons for Listing

In a Scheduled Ancient Monument site.

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