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Pembroke Castle Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

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.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Pembroke

Community: Pembroke (Penfro)

Community: Pembroke

Built-Up Area: Pembroke

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

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.

Exterior

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.

Interior

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.

Reasons for Listing

Included principally for the special interest of the surviving vaulted basement.

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