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The Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. David's and the Cathedral Close (Tŷddewi a Chlos y Gadeirlan), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8648 / 51°51'53"N

Longitude: -5.3334 / 5°20'0"W

OS Eastings: 170592

OS Northings: 223718

OS Grid: SM705237

Mapcode National: GBR C2.SRRQ

Mapcode Global: VH0TK.HDTB

Plus Code: 9C3PVM78+WJ

Entry Name: The Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 July 1992

Last Amended: 28 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12697

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the eastern coast of the island, above the harbour.

County: Pembrokeshire

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

Community: St. David's and the Cathedral Close

Locality: Ramsey Island

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Early C19, said to have been built 1800.

Ramsey Island was owned by the Bishop of St David's until 1904, leased to John Summers 1798 and Fenton refers to a new house in 1811. But house may have been built for John Evans tenant 1822-32.

Marked on 1840 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Whitewashed rubble stone with low pitched slate roof, larger W end stone stack and smaller brick E stack. Two stories, off-centre three-window range of 16-pane sashes, heads slightly cambered to ground floor windows but not to centre door. NW rear wing with N end concrete steps to loft door, two E side ground floor doors, 12-pane sash and casement above. Rear of main range outshut with 12-pane sash each floor to left and small window each floor to centre. W end wall has 12-pane sash above and fixed 4-pane wide by three ground floor window. Rear wing has W side 12-pane sash and buttress of former lean-to. House was remodelled ca1963; interior lined with thermalite blocks reducing size of rooms, roof replaced entirely.

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