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Latitude: 51.723 / 51°43'22"N
Longitude: -4.8045 / 4°48'16"W
OS Eastings: 206392
OS Northings: 206424
OS Grid: SN063064
Mapcode National: GBR GC.6DPW
Mapcode Global: VH2PB.NYXH
Plus Code: 9C3QP5FW+66
Entry Name: Indoor roller-skating rink to W of Stable Courtyard at Creselly House
Listing Date: 28 April 1995
Last Amended: 8 April 1997
Source ID: 15920
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated just beyond the stable courtyard and to S of Cresselly House. Originally reached from the Rose Garden.
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Early C20 (said to be c.1910); purpose-built for indoor roller-skating, then becoming a fashionable sport. Cresselly House has long been the home of the Allen family and this building was built by Henry Seymour Allen.
Barn-like rubble building with rubble quoins and window jambs and half-hipped slate roof with tiled ridge and finials; central ventilator. The pebbledashed N side was built as the front and has shallow crenellated porch with cement-rendered dressings. The S side has gables over the three large mullioned and transomed windows with small-pane glazing and concrete lintels. Tall square-headed entrance to E end.
At the N side of the building, centrally, a chamfered segmental arch opens onto a tiled lobby with Gents' and Ladies' toilets to either hand; half glazed and panelled inner doors. Internally there is a utilitarian roof on steel trusses with cambered ties. It is probable that the rink originally had a wood-block floor.
Included for group value with Cresselly House and associated listed items and for its historic interest as the only known example of its type in West Wales.
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