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Latitude: 51.6973 / 51°41'50"N
Longitude: -4.9571 / 4°57'25"W
OS Eastings: 195736
OS Northings: 203979
OS Grid: SM957039
Mapcode National: GBR G7.W2DW
Mapcode Global: VH1S0.1L6Q
Entry Name: Building Slip No. 1
Listing Date: 18 January 1974
Last Amended: 18 February 1994
Source ID: 14391
Building Class: Maritime
Location: Situated towards NW corner of dockyard just E of Carr Jetty.
Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)
Community: Pembroke Dock
Locality: The Dockland
Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Circa 1845 shipbuilding slip with limestone ashlar stepped sides and granite copings.
Slips Nos 1 and 2 were built W of the original Dockyard wall probably 1843-5, in 1841 Slip No 3 was still called No 1, and in 1847 the iron shipbuilding sheds for both new slips were begun. Length in 1858 was 265 feet, extended to 329 feet by 1891.
C20 concrete base. Sides have lowest step with limestone coping, taller main step (or 'altar'), granite-coped and stepped down at seaward end. Two or three topmost granite steps, stepped dwon at seaward end. Flight of steps inset each side. Considerable C20 alterations in concrete, the S end extended inland.
One of only four of the shipbuilding slips to remain from 13 listed in 1981.
Group value with other listed structures in Pembroke Dockyard.
Other nearby listed buildings