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Summer house to rear of Nos 5-9 Spring Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.8017 / 51°48'6"N

Longitude: -4.9747 / 4°58'28"W

OS Eastings: 194998

OS Northings: 215635

OS Grid: SM949156

Mapcode National: GBR CK.XQQJ

Mapcode Global: VH1RD.QZG6

Plus Code: 9C3QR22G+M4

Entry Name: Summer house to rear of Nos 5-9 Spring Gardens

Listing Date: 8 March 1994

Last Amended: 30 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14534

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in an overgrown woodland garden behind gardens of Spring Gardens Terrace, on the W edge of Haverfordwest; reached from Spring Gardens Lane.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)

Community: Haverfordwest

Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Gothic grotto in the woodland plantation to the rear of Spring Gardens Terrace. The terrace was built from 1839 for William Rees solicitor, and Rees himself owned Nos 8-8A to which this summerhouse belonged and presumably the valley behind, which has a small brick summerhouse at the top of the right bank (behind No 85 City Road).


Picturesque grotto-style summer-house of rubble stone set into a man-made mound in a planted woodland. Gothic pointed arched E front opening with flanking quadrant walls that curve outwards and slope downwards; the arch is stepped in with alternate tufa and projecting voussoirs, but at the top the outer orders of the arch have partly fallen away.
The arch opens into a stone-vaulted recess with semicircular back wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Spring Gardens as an historic garden structure of special interest.

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