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Railings, gates and piers, and retaining wall along cliff edge.

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6702 / 51°40'12"N

Longitude: -4.6984 / 4°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 213501

OS Northings: 200270

OS Grid: SN135002

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7YF2

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.J80Z

Entry Name: Railings, gates and piers, and retaining wall along cliff edge.

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26339

Building Class: Civil

Location: Railings run along seafront of the Paragon from foot of Cresswell Street to the Imperial Hotel.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Cast-iron railings and stone piers along cliff-edge between the Imperial Hotel and the steps to the beach at the end of Cresswell Street. Probably late C19, of similar type to those at The Croft. Marked on top rail and on the gate 'George Smith & Co, Sun Foundry, Glasgow'.

Exterior

Piers and railings. Piers of rockfaced grey limestone with plinths, bull-nosed cornices and chamfered capstones. Cast-iron railings in long panels of an intersecting pattern of circles and rectangles with half-round upper and lower ends. Rails are set into low stone coping above bull-nosed stone string course and with corbels below which hold wrought iron scrolled supports. Six stone piers, 2 cast-iron gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included as decorative C19 railings, of group value with the buildings along the Paragon.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Paragon Private Hotel
    Facing the sea on the NE corner of The Paragon and St Mary's Street.
  • II Paragon Court
    On The Paragon facing the sea between Lower Frog Street and St Mary's Street.
  • II Swn y Don
    Facing the sea near the junction of The Paragon and St Mary's Street.
  • II Scarborough House and Gunfort Mansions
    Facing the sea near the junction of The Paragon and Cresswell Street.
  • II Vine Cottage
    On the E side of St Mary's Street some 30m N of the junction with the Paragon.
  • II Woodbine Cottage
    On the E side of St Mary's Street some 40m N of the junction with the Paragon.
  • II Red Lodge
    On the SW side of Cresswell Street some 20m from the junction with Cob Lane.
  • II Myrtle House
    On the W side of St Mary's Street some 50m N of the junction with the Paragon.

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