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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
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.
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan)
Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close
Built-Up Area: St Davids
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
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.
Group value with other listed items in the town centre.
Other nearby listed buildings