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Strand House

A Grade II Listed Building in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7677 / 51°46'3"N

Longitude: -4.4628 / 4°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 230156

OS Northings: 210534

OS Grid: SN301105

Mapcode National: GBR D7.ZZMP

Mapcode Global: VH3LS.LTKS

Entry Name: Strand House

Listing Date: 30 November 1966

Last Amended: 25 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9667

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Beside the foreshore facing E, set back behind rubble walls and reached by driveway with iron gates.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Laugharne Township (Treflan Lacharn)

Community: Laugharne Township

Built-Up Area: Laugharne

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

U-plan early (C19 shown on 1834 survey map)

Exterior

Georgian 3 storey 3-window roughcast front with 1st floor cill band; slate roof, brick end chimney stacks. 9 and 12-pane sash glazing with later architraves; central arched entrance with open pedimented doorcase, pilasters and panelled reveals, 6 panel door and 5-pane fanlight.

Rubble gable ends and cross ranges; dressed quoins. Vertical joints, blocked openings and narrow windows relating to the period when this was a warehouse.

Rubble walled garden to rear entered to right through arched opening with keystone, inner arch acutely pointed with voussoirs and said to be dated. Cast-iron water pump to front garden.

Interior

Interior retains reeded architraves and cornices and contemporary staircase; the kitchen has a full height Georgian dresser made for the house.

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    Beside the foreshore facing NE; below Gosport House.
  • II The Strand
    Beside the foreshore facing E; front set back behind rubble walls.
  • II Gosport House
    On a bend in the road enclosed behind rubble boundary wall; ground falls away steeply to rear.
  • II Boundry Wall to Island House
    Continuous wall forming an almost square enclosure to the N corner of which lies Island House with its adjoining garage.
  • II Cross, The Grist
    At the western end of a broad tarmac area close to the foreshore.
  • II* Island House
    In the lower part of the town, below and west of the castle, on the SE side of the street, close to the River Coran.
  • I Laugharne Castle
    On an elevated coastal site near the town Hall, reached by path in front of Castle House.
  • II Garage to Island House
    Continuous wall forming an almost square enclosure to the N corner of which lies Island House with its adjoining garage.

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