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Frogmore Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6704 / 51°40'13"N

Longitude: -4.6997 / 4°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 213415

OS Northings: 200303

OS Grid: SN134003

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7Y1C

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.H8BS

Entry Name: Frogmore Villa

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26376

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the street line on the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 40m from the junction with the Paragon.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

One of a row of three villas of c1900 (possibly 1897) built to designs by E Glover Thomas of Tenby. This house was owned by the architect. They were originally enclosed by front garden walls with ornate iron gates and rails by W Baker of Newport, mostly removed except gate to Frogmore Villa (No 1), and rail between forecourts.

Exterior

Terraced house in row of 3, stucco with slate roof, terracotta ridge tiles and red brick right end stack. Two storeys, two-window range with full height large canted bay window to right with sashes, single sash to left over door. All sashes have small panes to top sash only. Bay has moulded cornices and eaves have fretwork valance. Four-panel door with overlight in ornate timber porch. This has slate gabled roof carried on row of turned posts on low rendered walls, the posts with rings and capitals, paired posts to front. Blocks over posts shaped to form keyhole motif, and porch head shaped to a 3-lobe pattern under overhanging fretwork bargeboards with apex finial and pendant. Angle quoins at each end of terrace.

Interior

Front room with recess each side of fireplace with ornate timber detail.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of a row of three terraced houses with ornate woodwork of c1900.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No 2 Frogmore Villas
    Set back from the street line on the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 45m from the junction with the Paragon.
  • II Gumfreston Cottage
    On the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 85m from the junction with St George's Street.
  • II No 3 Frogmore Villas
    Set back from the street line on the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 50m from the junction with the Paragon.
  • II Winkle Cottage
    On the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 75m from the junction with St George's Street.
  • II Cilrhiw
    On the SW side of Lower Frog Street approximately 80m from the junction with St George's Street.
  • II York House
    Set back from the street line on the SW side of Lower Frog Street, the next house S from Frogmore Villas.
  • II No 1 St David's Cottages
    On the NE side of Lower Frog Street approximately 60m from the junction with the Paragon.
  • II No 2 St David's Cottages
    On the NE side of Lower Frog Street approximately 55m from the junction with the Paragon.

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