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Gate Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7222 / 51°43'19"N

Longitude: -4.6962 / 4°41'46"W

OS Eastings: 213870

OS Northings: 206051

OS Grid: SN138060

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4R7X

Mapcode Global: VH2PD.KZ54

Entry Name: Gate Lodge

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18445

Building Class: Domestic

Location: The N entrance gate lodge to Hean Castle, 1 km N of Saundersfoot.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Saundersfoot

Community: Saundersfoot

Locality: Hean Castle

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

The gate lodge at the N entrance to Hean Castle was in existence by 1887, and was possibly constructed at a time before the major rebuilding of the Castle in 1876. In the rebuilding the N entrance was demoted and the W entrance became of greater importance, as the natural entrance for family and guests.

Exterior

A single-storey cottage of square plan, with rendered walls, a hipped, nearly pyramidical, roof, and a central brick chimney. Two-window front elevation with a central door. Three-light windows with 12 panes per light, including margin glazing. Above the windows is a label mould with out-turned ends. Four-panel door also with a label-mould. Slate roof with tiles on the ridge and hips.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a simple but well-detailed gate lodge which is part of a group with Hean Castle.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Hean Castle
    On high ground 1 Km N of Saundersfoot village, in a fine setting in extensive private landscape gardens. The main front overlooks a terrace with a low parapet wall. Gardens to the E.
  • II Monument at Hean Castle
    Located to the SW of Hean Castle, on the right hand side of the main approach from the W gate. The column stands in front of a little gazebo set into an earth mound.
  • II The Cottage
    At E side of the road passing through Coppet Hall, ½ km N of Saundersfoot village. There is a low wall with slate coping and iron railings at the front and an iron gate between stone piers.
  • II Preaching Cross at St. Issell's Church
    In the churchyard of St Issell's at the N side of the church, on sloping ground.
  • II Saundersfoot Railway Tunnel (Middle )
    On the coastal pedestrian route between Saundersfoot and Wiseman's Bridge, known now as the Miners' Walk. It is one of a group of three tunnels on the Countryside Commission's Pembrokeshire Coast Path
  • II* St.Issell's Church
    1Km N of the village of Saundersfoot. The church stands in a large undulating graveyard through which a stream passes.
  • II Rear gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard
    Forms the rear entrance to the churchyard, close to the Old School.
  • II Principal entrance gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard
    Forms the main entrance to the churchyard, close to the war memorial.

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