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Boundary walls to lighthouse compound

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6319 / 51°37'55"N

Longitude: -4.6845 / 4°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 214304

OS Northings: 195984

OS Grid: SS143959

Mapcode National: GBR GF.T2BQ

Mapcode Global: VH2PZ.R7BS

Entry Name: Boundary walls to lighthouse compound

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18024

Building Class: Maritime

Location: Encloses the lighthouse compound on the S side of the island.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Locality: Caldey Lighthouse

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Boundary walls to the lighthouse compound and also to a square field to the E intended for allotments. Possibly of c1828 when the lighthouse was first built, possibly later in C19.

Exterior

Rough rubble stone boundary wall some 2m high approx. encloses the lighthouse compound. The former allotment area to the E has similar walls, but with rounded tolled coping stones to W N and S side walls. Tooled limestone SW gate piers adjacent to oil store, and a pier at the SW angle of the compound, all square in plan with raised gatestops and cross-gabled caps. The corner pier was one of a pair to a footpath.

Reasons for Listing

A key element in the coherent group of structures associated with Caldey lighthouse.

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