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A Grade II Listed Building in Fishguard and Goodwick (Abergwaun ac Wdig), Pembrokeshire

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Latitude: 52.0072 / 52°0'25"N

Longitude: -4.9914 / 4°59'29"W

OS Eastings: 194782

OS Northings: 238531

OS Grid: SM947385

Mapcode National: GBR CK.HLL8

Mapcode Global: VH1QF.FTL5

Entry Name: Penrhyn

Listing Date: 7 January 2002

Last Amended: 7 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26066

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on terrace above the road, some 150m before the Fishguard Bay Hotel.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Fishguard

Community: Fishguard and Goodwick (Abergwaun ac Wdig)

Community: Fishguard and Goodwick

Locality: Goodwick

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Late C19 villa with architectural detail similar to some other houses on Quay Road and Main Street, Goodwick, but more ornate.


Substantial detached villa, whitewashed stucco cladding, with slate roof, fretted bargeboards and brick end stacks. Two-and-a-half storey, 2-window range. Two narrow stucco gabled dormers set on short lengths of parapet with console scrolls abutting dormer sides. Each has small 4-pane sash with segmental-arched head to upper sash. On the first floor are 2 large 3-light 2-4-2-pane sash windows, with a segmental-arched head to each light, the whole window itself segmental-arched. On the ground floor are 2 large canted bays with 2-6-2-pane sash windows with unusual ornamental frames with bead-moulding and upper corners chamfered. Dentilated cornices and flat roofs. In the right gable end is a small attic window, a large first floor and a flat-roofed porch with arched doorway facing forwards and reached by slate steps from road level. C20 half-glazed door with plain fanlight over.

Reasons for Listing

Included as the best late C19 villa in Goodwick, bearing similarities of detail to others on Quay Road and Main Street, but here much more ornate.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Fishguard Bay Hotel
    Situated at the end of Quay Road, on the cliff above the harbour.
  • II Berachah Cottage
    Situated on the street line, some 50m from the junction with Station Hill, opposite Berachah Presbyterian Church.
  • II Berachah Presbyterian Church
    Situated in the centre of Goodwick on the N side of New Hill some 85m from its junction with Station Hill.
  • II Goodwick Institute
    Situated some 30m beyond junction with Station Hill.
  • II Lifeboat Memorial
    Situated on retaining wall to New Hill, at head of Station Hill.
  • II Rosslyn
    Situated below the street line, where the road rises on the ramp to the railway bridge, some 25m from the junction with Quay Road.
  • II Swansea House (Ty Abertawe)
    Situated in the angle formed by the junction of Main Street and Goodwick Hill.
  • II Pen-rhiw
    Situated on high ground some 500m down track running W from Harbour Village.

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