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St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, including Gates and Railings to Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6914 / 51°41'29"N

Longitude: -4.94 / 4°56'23"W

OS Eastings: 196895

OS Northings: 203276

OS Grid: SM968032

Mapcode National: GBR G8.CDY6

Mapcode Global: VH1S0.BR97

Entry Name: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, including Gates and Railings to Street

Listing Date: 18 February 1994

Last Amended: 18 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14349

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Set back towards east end of street, between Laws and Gwyther Streets.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)

Community: Pembroke Dock

Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

1865-8 Calvinistic Methodist Chapel by K W Ladd architect of Pembroke Dock. Grey squared limestone with red brick and Bath stone dressings. Concrete tile roofs. Romanesque to N Italian Gothic style with twin-towered two-storey facade raised on high basement. Gabled recessed centre with red-brick stepped corbelling under coping, large Bath stone date scroll, stepped triplet of arched windows with two-coloured heads under linked pointed hoods. Two thin attached column shafts with carved capitals. Wider centre light has 'Florentine' tracery. Red brick flush sill band carried around towers. Ground floor has paired arched doors with column shaft between, similar two-colour heads and pointed linked hoodmoulds. Plain flush arched light each side. Doors are heavily panelled with applied ironwork. Double flight of stone steps, seven from each side and broad flight of seven oversailing basement area. Towers have plain lower storey with single arched light, upper storey recessed between angle piers with long plain arched light, red-brick impost band and red-brick zig-zag band at top under red-brick eaves cornice with Bath stone brackets. Tower sides are similar. Main chapel has 5-bay sides with recessed bays between raised piers, long arched window-recesses with red-brick jambs and Bath-stone arches, stock brick between upper and lower windows. Plain rendered rear end with three arched windows.

Heavy spearhead front iron railings, with two sets of more ornate gates between stone piers with cross-gabled caps.

Interior

Broad ceiling, flat with sloping side panels, deep arch braces on corbels. Flat ceiling has boarded panels down centre. Three-sided gallery on iron columns with cast-iron trefoil-pattern pierced panels applied between pilasters. Organ by J Conacher 1896 in rear gallery. Pulpit with right-angled stairs, iron rails and timber front with inverted cone book rest. Behind pulpit is ornate 3-light stained glass window of 1882, made in London, in pilastered shallow gabled surround designed by K√°McAlpin. Two stained-flass side windows: one signed W Morris, Westminster (date of death 1916), the other dated 1937, removed from former Llanreath C M Chapel.

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