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The Mews (front range)

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6726 / 51°40'21"N

Longitude: -4.7019 / 4°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 213268

OS Northings: 200544

OS Grid: SN132005

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7PRH

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.G744

Entry Name: The Mews (front range)

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26430

Building Class: Transport

Location: Between South Parade and the W side of Upper Frog Street some 50m S of the junction with White Lion Street.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Said to have been built in early C19 as racing stables, known as Harrison's Stables in 1902. Harrison went bankrupt in 1938. The front building has been much extended to the rear and the mews behind is altered.

Exterior

Former coach-houses and entry to stables in mews to rear, painted rubble stone high ground floor and tooled squared grey limestone loft with high panelled parapet and battlements. Two storeys, upper floor with 3 small square casement pair windows in raised rusticated surrounds with stone voussoirs extending up to base of raised parapet, which has 3 sunk panels. Sill band over white-painted ground floor. This has original coach entries to each side with recessed cambered brick heads and stone keystones. Tooled stone jambs, C20 glazed infill. Centre arch is altered in C20 with brick jambs and concrete lintel. Roughcast right end gable. Red brick left end gable.

Interior

In left side shop are 2 brick arches on side wall, the party wall to the Coach and Horses Inn.

Reasons for Listing

Included despite the alteration to the centre arch as an unusual castellated design, of interest as the remnant of a mews for stabling racehorses.

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