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Latitude: 51.7996 / 51°47'58"N
Longitude: -4.9756 / 4°58'32"W
OS Eastings: 194921
OS Northings: 215403
OS Grid: SM949154
Mapcode National: GBR CK.XY6P
Mapcode Global: VH1RL.P1Y8
Entry Name: No 23 Perrot's Terrace
Listing Date: 1 July 1974
Last Amended: 30 November 2005
Source ID: 87026
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated at the upper end of Barn Street, Nos 23 and 25, the third pair from the lower end of the almshouse group.
Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)
Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
One of a row of twelve houses built as the Perrot Trust Almshouses from 1846 to 1866, for the trust set up in 1580 by the will of Sir John Perrot of Haroldston. The original design was by W. H. Lindsey, and the earliest houses were at the upper end. The houses are to a simple gabled Tudor design, and are unusually large for almshouses of the time. The earlier ones, Nos 23-35 are taller and have stone voussoirs to the windows where the later ones 15-21 have brick. The windows had been replaced with a C20 version of a cross-window. In 2005 the C20 windows were being replaced.
Terraced house, rubble stone, with deep-eaved slate roofs and renewed brick end stacks. Two storeys, double-fronted with central doorways between gabled outer bays, the windows in a slight full-height triangular-headed recess. Original windows have been replaced by modern 2-light casement windows with round headed panes in top lights. In 2005 the C20 windows were being replaced on the ground floor with 12-pane sashes and 9-pane upper sashes. Stone voussoirs to flat heads, painted slate sills, and hoodmoulds over the ground floor openings. Renewed boarded door with overlight.
Included for its special historic interest as part of a row of mid C19 almshouses of unusual scale.
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