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Lower House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7169 / 51°43'0"N

Longitude: -4.8458 / 4°50'45"W

OS Eastings: 203510

OS Northings: 205854

OS Grid: SN035058

Mapcode National: GBR GB.7V28

Mapcode Global: VH1S1.Y3KN

Plus Code: 9C3QP583+QM

Entry Name: Lower House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 February 1997

Last Amended: 6 February 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18216

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In the village of West Williamston, 2 km NW of Carew. Reached by a short private road on the E side of the village. Its farm buildings stand on the opposite side of the private access road.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Carew (Caeriw)

Community: Carew

Locality: West Williamston

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Early-C19 farmhouse. In 1840 it was tenanted by Thomas Ormond with about 68 hectares.


Two storeys, with a large two-storey rear wing. The main part faces W to private lawns. The rear wing also has a symmetrical elevation and this faces S to the private access road which separates the house from the farm buildings. The main part has a range of three windows. Roughcast to the front and side elevations. Gabled roof, slated, with limestone end-chimneys. Patent terracotta pots, all similar. 16-pane hornless sash windows throughout, with rendered surrounds. Door of six panels with transom and fanlight, in rendered reveals.
The appearance of the S-facing front of the rear wing is similar except that the upper windows are of twelve panes and the lower windows have four-pane upper and eight-pane lower sashes. The door is modern and there is a simple porch. Lean-to extension and greenhouse at E.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-preserved early C19 farmhouse in a prominent village position.

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  • II Cresswell Quay
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  • 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 Cresselly Arms P.H.
    Beside the road overlooking the Cresswell River and Quay, on the edge of the parkland to Cresselly House.
  • II Telephone Call-box
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  • II Old Carpenters Shop
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  • II Out-kitchen at Kiln Cottage
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