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Former Pilot House

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Swansea

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Latitude: 51.6161 / 51°36'58"N

Longitude: -3.9313 / 3°55'52"W

OS Eastings: 266379

OS Northings: 192577

OS Grid: SS663925

Mapcode National: GBR WTV.Q0

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.TM0Y

Entry Name: Former Pilot House

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11655

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At pierhead on W bank of River Tawe and downstream at entry to S Dock.

County: Swansea

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Later C19 (possibly ca 1880).


Compact 2 storey red brick structure with tall crenellated (outlook?) tower to N end. Slate roofs (stripped at time of inspection). Segmental arched window heads to 1st floor, lunettes to ground floor, fixed small-pane glazing. Brace-plates to tower top; plinth, outside stair with ironwork handrail to 1st floor boarded doors. Small 1 storey gabled extension to S end. Boarded interior to upper room with panelled doors.

Undergoing restoration at time of inspection (May 1986).

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