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Premises occupied by Five Arches Gifts

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6711 / 51°40'15"N

Longitude: -4.7004 / 4°42'1"W

OS Eastings: 213365

OS Northings: 200379

OS Grid: SN133003

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7Q5B

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.G8X8

Entry Name: Premises occupied by Five Arches Gifts

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26413

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the S side of St George's Street between the junction with Lower Frog Street and the town wall.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Shop premises, c 1860, of one 2-storey, 4-bay build with the Bush Inn adjoining. Not shown in engraving of 1856, but shown in guide-book of 1863. Old photographs show 12-pane sashes upstairs, 4-pane sash in right bay of ground floor, door in middle bay, flanked by pilasters and small shopfront to left.

Exterior

House and shop, white painted stucco with slate close-eaved roof, 2 storeys, 3 bays (of matching 4-bay range with the Bush Inn). First floor plate glass sashes over ground floor shop with continuous entablature and cornice over. Thin pilaster at extreme left and 2 blocks in frieze indicating sites of 2 other pilasters, removed for shop window. A fourth remains on the Bush Inn, to right. Four-panel door with overlight to left and shop with C20 glazing each side of recessed door, narrow pane to left, wide to right.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a single range with the Bush Inn, of group value with the medieval Five Arches beyond.

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