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Loo Choo

A Grade II Listed Building in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -4.9863 / 4°59'10"W

OS Eastings: 194219

OS Northings: 216241

OS Grid: SM942162

Mapcode National: GBR CK.X7V4

Mapcode Global: VH1RD.JV97

Entry Name: Loo Choo

Listing Date: 30 November 2005

Last Amended: 30 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87051

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On the E side of St. David's Road some 300m N of its junction with Thomas Parry Way.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)

Community: Haverfordwest

Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Farmhouse, early C19, recorded as Loo Choo Cottage, newly built in 1824, when it was offered for auction and described as having two parlours and four bedrooms. The unusual name is said to derive from a mariner builder who had served in China.

Exterior

House, unpainted lined render and slate roof with three brick stacks. Two storeys, three plus one bays. Twelve-pane sashes, the main house three-bay with stone sills, centre square-headed doorway and boarded door. The service range to right, under continuous roof has one sash each floor with slate sills. Windowless left end wall. Outshut rear with stair gable.

Interior

Interior not inspected.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as a farmhouse of early C19 date, in late Georgian style.

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