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Penrhyn Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Dogmaels (Llandudoch), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 52.1096 / 52°6'34"N

Longitude: -4.7134 / 4°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 214284

OS Northings: 249175

OS Grid: SN142491

Mapcode National: GBR CX.99HM

Mapcode Global: VH2MN.871L

Plus Code: 9C4Q475P+VJ

Entry Name: Penrhyn Castle

Listing Date: 15 November 1993

Last Amended: 15 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13107

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Situated overlooking sea, approach by track of some 400m running N off lane, some 1km NW of Poppit Lifeboat House.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: St. Dogmaels (Llandudoch)

Community: St. Dogmaels

Locality: Cei Bach

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Circa 1850 former coastguard station, whitewashed stucco with slate hipped roofs and brick stacks. Two storeys. East front range facing sea has single big canted two-storey bay with three large 12-pane sashes below, three smaller 12-pane sashes above. To right, set back, is a N side lean-to with 12-pane sash each floor in E wall, the lower one formerly a door. Red brick stack on N roof slope. S side has large sash to ground floor right, smaller first floor sash to left, then slight projection end left end section with similar window each floor under hipped roof with brick W stack. W entrance front has gabled stuccoed porch with arched doorway and slate roof, and one 12-pane sash above. End of N side lean-to to left with 12-pane sash each floor.

Reasons for Listing

Apparently built as the coastguard station and marked as such on 1905 OS map.

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