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Lifeboat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3928 / 51°23'33"N

Longitude: -3.2637 / 3°15'49"W

OS Eastings: 312175

OS Northings: 166726

OS Grid: ST121667

Mapcode National: GBR HT.RHSR

Mapcode Global: VH6FR.C8Z4

Entry Name: Lifeboat House

Listing Date: 30 March 1995

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15894

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Near W (landward) end of W breakwater.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Barry Docks

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Lifeboathouse of circa 1901.


Pressed red brick, with gable coping, kneelers, pinnacles; corrugated roof covering. Seaward (W) end has large sliding boat doors, above which is camber-headed window. N side has roughly central camber-headed doorway, 1 camber-headed window to L, 2 to R, and small window at eaves level (R). S side similar but only 2 windows. Rear has lower gabled extension with camber-headed window.
Slipway of steel girders supported on groups of 4 iron columns with horizontal and diagonal cross ties.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good example of building type.

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