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Cresselly Arms P.H.

A Grade II Listed Building in Jeffreyston, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7248 / 51°43'29"N

Longitude: -4.8245 / 4°49'28"W

OS Eastings: 205018

OS Northings: 206678

OS Grid: SN050066

Mapcode National: GBR GB.QFDG

Mapcode Global: VH2PB.BXB3

Entry Name: Cresselly Arms P.H.

Listing Date: 28 April 1995

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15930

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Beside the road overlooking the Cresswell River and Quay, on the edge of the parkland to Cresselly House.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Jeffreyston

Community: Jeffreyston

Locality: Cresswell Quay

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Originally an C18 2-storey, 3-window house with 1-storey wings forward at the ends; it is known to have been occupied by John Upton in 1756. It is marked as a public house on the 1864 O.S. Map. It was remodelled in the later C19 (after 1873) to create the present inn with a 4-window front plus 2-storey gabled wing to the left.

Exterior

Cement-rendered walls (largely covered by creeper), slate roofs with three stone chimney stacks. 4-windows to the main range plus 1-window to the return wing, 4-light timber sashes. 3-light splayed bays under lean-to roofs flank a central 4-panel door. This door has bolection moulded panels and a plain light above. A second 4-panel door to return wing and marginal glazing bars to the adjoining window. Main S gable end has cantilevered timber bay window to upper floor.

Recent photographs show the name of the Public House, Cresselly Arms, displayed in raised letters on a large panel over the door of the return wing, with the Allen crest above; however, the name and crest are now (1996) concealed by creeper growth.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed items at Cresswell Quay.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Cresswell Quay
    In the angle between the Treen Lake and Cresswell River, to the E of the confluence, and immediately opposite to the Cresselly Arms P.H.
  • II Cresswell Quay Bridge
    Bridge crossing a minor tributary of the Cresswell River immediately to the S of the Quay. The stream is the Martletwy/Jeffreyston boundary.
  • II Creswell House
    Situated between the by-road and the Creswell River, close to the key.
  • II Telephone Call-box
    At the junction of the quayside road and the lane running from Cresswell Quay to Cresselly.
  • II Old Carpenters Shop
    At the foot of and at right angles to the lane that leads from Cresswell Quay to Cresselly, alongside the footpath leading to Kiln Cottage.
  • II Kiln Cottage
    In an elevated position at the foot of the lane leading from Cresswell Quay to Cresselly.
  • II Out-kitchen at Kiln Cottage
    At right-angles to the left-hand side of the cottage.
  • II 1 & 2 Back Cottages
    Above the lane that leads from Cresswell Quay to Cresselly, on the edge of the settlement.

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