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Latitude: 51.6765 / 51°40'35"N
Longitude: -4.9195 / 4°55'10"W
OS Eastings: 198240
OS Northings: 201559
OS Grid: SM982015
Mapcode National: GBR G8.WDB2
Mapcode Global: VH1S6.P424
Entry Name: Pembroke Castle Shop
Listing Date: 29 July 2005
Last Amended: 29 July 2005
Source ID: 84950
Building Class: Commercial
Location: Near the top of Westgate Hill on the N side of the road at the entrance to Pembroke Castle.
Community: Pembroke (Penfro)
Built-Up Area: Pembroke
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Much rebuilt stone single-storey building, rebuilt in 1991 to designs by Gareth Scourfield as historical exhibition, now bookshop and ticket office for Pembroke Castle. Two storeys below, the basement storey possibly medieval stone vaulted room.
Rubble stone building, single-storey to castle approach, with concrete plain tiles to roof and stone end stacks. Facade offset to left, three openings, centre door and outer recessed C20 casement windows in splayed full length reveals. Rendered end walls. Rear wall is rendered. Sub-basement, at ground level from garden, has centre door and two loops.
Basement has curved stone vault, running N-S, splayed reveals to loops on entrance wall and blocked doorway in SE corner. Stone bench on S end wall and two recesses. Straight joint to right of centre.
Shop interior has 3 pegged collar trusses.
Included principally for the special interest of the surviving vaulted basement.
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