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Latitude: 51.8487 / 51°50'55"N
Longitude: -5.0797 / 5°4'46"W
OS Eastings: 187977
OS Northings: 221159
OS Grid: SM879211
Mapcode National: GBR CF.TNPM
Mapcode Global: VH1R4.WSXP
Entry Name: Entrance walls and gatepiers to Roch Castle
Listing Date: 13 November 1997
Last Amended: 13 November 1997
Source ID: 19079
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Situated at SW entry to Roch Castle grounds.
Community: Nolton and Roch (Nolton a'r Garn)
Community: Nolton and Roch
Built-Up Area: Roch
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
Early C20 formal approach to Roch Castle, probably of c1904-9 and part of the rebuilding of Roch Castle as a house for Sir J. Wynford Philipps Bt of Picton, later Viscount St Davids. His architect was D.E. Thomas of Haverfordwest. The marble War Memorial plaque was rescued by W.D. Berry, owner of the castle, from the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Roch.
Entrance wall and piers, in rock-faced stone with heavy rock-faced string-course and copings. Two gatepiers with wooden gates, then short length of wall each side to two slightly higher large projecting rounded bastions, hollow within. Wall runs some distance to E to terminate at an arched doorway with stone coping ramped over. Reset white marble war memorial plaque to right. Wall continues to W in short curving length.
Included as a well-designed formal entry to Roch Castle.