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Aberbach Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pencaer (Pen-caer), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.974 / 51°58'26"N

Longitude: -5.0792 / 5°4'45"W

OS Eastings: 188601

OS Northings: 235093

OS Grid: SM886350

Mapcode National: GBR CF.KW7X

Mapcode Global: VH1QK.XN53

Entry Name: Aberbach Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1993

Last Amended: 14 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 12964

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated some 150m E of Aberbach beach, approached by long track from Treseissylt.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Granston/Treopert

Community: Pencaer (Pen-caer)

Community: Pencaer

Locality: Aberbach

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

Early to mid C19 pair of cottages, now one. Whitewashed rubble stone with slate roofs, brick left end stack and whitewashed stone stack to ridge, between cottages. Double-fronted main range to left, with door between 4-pane sashes with slate sills and timber lintels. Half-glazed C20 door. To right is second cottage, possibly converted from outbuilding, with no stack to right end and similar double front, 9-pane casement window to left, C20 stable door to centre and C20 plate glass window to right, openings with timber lintels.

Interior

Interior of left section has fine example of massive internal chimney breast with deep fireplace and timber lintel. Ladder access to loft sleeping platform.

Reasons for Listing

One of the best surviving single-storey cottages in area. Not apparently marked on 1841 Tithe Map, though of a form more consistent with an earlier date.

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