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Barometer Case against front wall of No. 19 Cross Square

A Grade II Listed Building in St Davids, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8809 / 51°52'51"N

Longitude: -5.2661 / 5°15'58"W

OS Eastings: 175303

OS Northings: 225303

OS Grid: SM753253

Mapcode National: GBR C5.RQFR

Mapcode Global: VH0TD.NZWH

Entry Name: Barometer Case against front wall of No. 19 Cross Square

Listing Date: 26 August 1981

Last Amended: 28 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12581

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated against the front wall of a pair of early C19 houses, at W end of Cross Square adjoining the top of Goat Street.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (TÅ·ddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close

Built-Up Area: St Davids

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

Fine C19 Gothic barometer case in painted stone; square in plan, about 2m high. Top with carved coping, gablets to 3 outer sides, deeply moulded cornice. Blind panels to sides, recessed and glazed panel to front displaying tall barometer chamber; sloping plinth. Wooden barometer of mercury type, inscribed: "RNLB No 104 Institution. James Glaisher FRS. Negretti & Zambra London." (These last were the calibrator and makers).

A very attractive and unusual item of special interest.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed items in the town centre.

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