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Building Slip No 2

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6971 / 51°41'49"N

Longitude: -4.9564 / 4°57'23"W

OS Eastings: 195783

OS Northings: 203960

OS Grid: SM957039

Mapcode National: GBR G7.W2LF

Mapcode Global: VH1S0.1LLT

Entry Name: Building Slip No 2

Listing Date: 18 January 1974

Last Amended: 18 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14392

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Situated at NW end of dockyard, between Slip No 1 and Graving Dock.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)

Community: Pembroke Dock

Locality: The Dockyard

Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Slips Nos 1 and 2 were added after 1841 and before 1847-9 when the iron roofs were constructed by George Baker and Son (Report on Navy estimates House of Commons 28/7/1848). The length in 1858 was 265 feet, but 1877 map gives 310 feet.

Exterior

Circa 1845 shipbuilding slip, one of 4 remaining from the 13 listed in 1981. Limestone ashlar sides with granite copings, concrete bottom. Battered side walls with two high steps (or 'altars') ending at flight of granite steps each side at N end. Flight of steps in each side wall. N end has slot each side for caisson. Granite coping in three steps each side. S end has been remodelled in concrete, signs of earlier lengthening in rubble stone.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed structures in Pembroke Dockyard.

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