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Building Slip No 4

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6969 / 51°41'48"N

Longitude: -4.9538 / 4°57'13"W

OS Eastings: 195962

OS Northings: 203929

OS Grid: SM959039

Mapcode National: GBR G7.W38M

Mapcode Global: VH1S0.2LYZ

Entry Name: Building Slip No 4

Listing Date: 18 January 1974

Last Amended: 18 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14395

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Situated to east of Western Camber.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Pembroke Dock (Doc Penfro)

Community: Pembroke Dock

Locality: the Docks

Built-Up Area: Pembroke Dock

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Marked as being completed on 1832 plan but slips then ended further S. By 1858 slip had been extended to line of front of Western Camber. Length in 1858 was 258 feet, in 1891 384 feet.

Since 1981 the character of nine building slips to E of this one has been lost, together with Eastern Camber. The section from No 4 slip W is the only remaining part of the original shipbuilding area.

Exterior

Earlier C19 shipbuilding slip, limestone ashlar sides with granite copings, and stone paving to base. Low side walls, later raised in concrete, leaving two granite steps. NE angle stepped up and curved. C20 shipbuilding shed over S end and canted S end walls altered to lengthen slope. Large winch dated 1908.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed structures in Pembroke Dockyard.

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