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No 2 Lansdowne Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6711 / 51°40'16"N

Longitude: -4.6969 / 4°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 213607

OS Northings: 200372

OS Grid: SN136003

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7R21

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.J8S8

Entry Name: No 2 Lansdowne Cottages

Listing Date: 26 April 1977

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26341

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Second of a terrace of five on the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite 3 and 4 Rock Terrace.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Part of an earlier to mid C19 curved terrace of 5 small 2-storey houses. Restored in late C20.

Exterior

Terrace of 5 small houses of formal design built on curve, though each house flat fronted, with 2 projecting features, No 2 and entrance bay to Nos 4 and 5. Painted stucco street elevations of 2 bays per cottage, 2 storeys plus basement, with deep first floor sill band, moulded cornice with small modillion brackets and heavy panelled parapet with moulded top. Additional blocking course over top cornice to 2 projected sections. C20 concrete-tiled roofs. Sixteen-pane hornless sash windows, and flat-headed doorways with late C20 6-panel doors and overlights. Rear has 12-pane sash at first floor and small 4-pane dormer above. Various ground floor lean-to additions.
No 2 projects slightly forward with a blocking course over top cornice. One central sash window above a small shop front. This has painted timber surround to 3-light shop-window, the third pane canted in to recessed doorway to left. Half-glazed panel door with plain rectangular overlight. Iron grate at base of wall and manhole cover to right of doorway denote basement.

Interior

Front and back rooms with stairs at right angles between. Stick balusters, ramped rail, thin bulbous turned newels. Four flights. Slate steps down to basement.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a formal late Georgian style terrace of 5 houses.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 1 Lansdowne Cottages
    First of a terrace of five on the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street next to Slate House.
  • II No 3 Lansdowne Cottages
    Third of a terrace of five on the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite 1 Rock Houses.
  • II No 4 Lansdowne Cottages
    Fourth of a terrace of five on the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite 2 Rock Houses.
  • II Slate House
    On the NE corner of the junction of St Julian's Street and Sergeants Lane.
  • II No 5 Lansdowne Cottages
    Last of a terrace of five on the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street next to the Hope and Anchor Public House
  • II The Hope and Anchor Public House
    On the NW side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite 5 - 7 Rock Houses.
  • II No 1 Rock Houses, including area railings
    First of a terrace of four set behind railings on the street line on the SE side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite Lansdowne Cottages.
  • II No 2 Rock Houses
    Second of a terrace of four set behind railings on the street line on the SE side of the bend in St Julian's Street opposite Lansdowne Cottages.

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