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West Hook

A Grade II Listed Building in Marloes and St. Brides (Marloes a Sain Ffrêd), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 51.7353 / 51°44'6"N

Longitude: -5.2386 / 5°14'19"W

OS Eastings: 176473

OS Northings: 209025

OS Grid: SM764090

Mapcode National: GBR G1.ZS44

Mapcode Global: VH0V6.4NW3

Entry Name: West Hook

Listing Date: 23 February 1998

Last Amended: 23 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19405

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated N of the minor road from Marloes to Martin's Haven and some 400m E of Martin's Haven.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Marloes and St. Brides (Marloes a Sain Ffrêd)

Community: Marloes and St. Brides

Locality: Martin's Haven

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Farmhouse late C19 or early C20 incorporating much older, possibly C17, massive external chimneystack. East and West Hook were owned from the C16 to 1802 by the Runwa family, also called Runwae. Both farms were tenanted in 1786. West Hook was sold to the Philipps family. The Tithe Map of 1845 shows a holding of 107 acres (43 hectares)owned by William Philipps of St Brides Castle and occupied by Thomas Warlow.


Farmhouse, whitewashed rubble stone with grouted renewed roof and end stacks, brick to right, massive external stack possibly C17 to left. Two-storey E front with 4-pane sashes, two over centre porch, one-window range each side. Gabled porch with S side entry. One of the windows over is said to be recently inserted. Ground floor openings have brick heads and sills. Lean-to rear. Outbuilding on N end.
End chimney is exceptionally large, rendered and whitewashed, roughly square at base battered in on all 3 sides to short roughly square shaft.

Reasons for Listing

Included for the regional character of this farmhouse which retains a massive external chimneybreast, a feature special to the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Deer Park Wall
    Running S from Martin's Haven to the sea at Renny Slip, enclosing the former Deer Park to the W.

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