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Eaton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dale, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.707 / 51°42'25"N

Longitude: -5.1688 / 5°10'7"W

OS Eastings: 181157

OS Northings: 205676

OS Grid: SM811056

Mapcode National: GBR G3.HDKC

Mapcode Global: VH1RW.CC97

Entry Name: Eaton House

Listing Date: 10 December 1997

Last Amended: 10 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19136

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on the waterfront at Dale on the corner of South Street and at S end of terraced row with Richmond House and the Griffin Inn.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Dale

Community: Dale

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History

Large waterfront house of about 1900, said to have been remodelled from part of a late C18 row, of which Richmond house and the Griffin Inn remain. Owned by the Dale Castle estate.

Exterior

House, unpainted render with slate close-eaved roof and rendered brick-corniced end stacks. Three-storey, 5-window front of plate-glass sashes with two sill bands and plinth. Large half-glazed timber porch in fourth bay, with cornice over 3 front large windows with top-lights, column shafts between the windows and 6-panel door to S with top-light and side-lights to right. Similar 2-window N end. Half-glazed door within with side-lights and top-lights with leaded glazing. Rendered S end wall with one upper window. Rear has 2-storey lean-to to right and large roughcast 2-storey NW wing facing S over rear courtyard. 2 similar chimneys, 3 horned 12-pane sashes each floor, 2-window range to left, door with overlight and one-window range to right. Slate sills.

Interior

Late C19 interior with big 6-panel doors. Open-well staircase in centre with elaborate newels and twisted balusters. Ground floor N room has panelled ceiling with diagonal boarding. S room has dado panelling and timber columned fireplace.

Reasons for Listing

A substantial turn-of-the-century house in a prominent waterfront position. Group value with the Griffin Inn, Richmond House and No 2 South Street.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Richmond House
    Situated on waterfront at Dale in terraced row between the Griffin Inn and Eaton House.
  • II The Griffin Inn
    Situated on waterfront at Dale at S end of beach, adjoining Richmond House.
  • II The Reading Room
    Situated on N side of South Street, just W of the rear courtyard of Eaton House. Marked on O.S. as No 8.
  • II No 2 South Street,,,Dale,Haverfordwest,,SA62 3RE
    Situated on S side of South Street in Dale village, opposite rear courtyard of Eaton House. Marked on O.S. as No 15.
  • II Coldstream Lodge
    Situated at junction of South Street and Blue Anchor Way on W edge of Dale village.
  • II Brook Cottage
    Situated at the N end of the beach at Dale, facing S over road into the village. Marked on O.S. Map as 1 and 2 Brook Cottages.
  • II Brook House
    Situated on the N slope overlooking Dale, on the corner of Castle Way and the B4237 along the waterfront.
  • II The Old Post House
    Situated set-back in long gardens on N side of Castle Way, between Dale Castle and the sea. Marked as No 145 Castle Way on O.S.

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