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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
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.
Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)
Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
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.
Included for group value with Spring Gardens as an historic garden structure of special interest.
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