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Athol House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6714 / 51°40'17"N

Longitude: -4.6986 / 4°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 213494

OS Northings: 200410

OS Grid: SN134004

Mapcode National: GBR GF.7QMH

Mapcode Global: VH2PS.H8X0

Entry Name: Athol House

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26426

Building Class: Commercial

Location: Situated on the S side of Tudor Square between Tredegar House and York House.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Tenby

Community: Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod)

Community: Tenby

Built-Up Area: Tenby

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Early C19 town house remodelled in early C20. The original house as seen in a late C19 photograph had a 3-storey, 3-bay facade of stucco lined as ashlar with pedimented centre doorway. A postcard postmarked 1906 shows slate eaves roof and slate-hung dormers, the eaves lower than present parapet, an oriel added to first floor left and a shopfront to ground floor with house door to right. Shop occupied by Jago in 2001.

Exterior

Shop and house over, painted stucco with slate roof behind parapet, red brick right end stack and terracotta crested ridge tiles. Three storeys, 2 bays with upper floor 4-pane sashes, the heads at level of parapet coping under raised curved stucco heads. Two first floor canted oriel windows with ogee-curved hipped roofs, 2-4-2-pane sashes, the bottom rail of top sash curved (as on Clement Dale and Moray House, South Cliff Gardens). Full width shopfront flanked by panelled pilasters with gabled brackets to fascia with dog-toothed cornice carried around base of oriels. Two large plate-glass panes to left and 1 to right, with decorated small spandrel brackets to posts, narrow panes canted in to recessed glazed door with overlight engraved with floral pattern.

Interior

Earlier C19 stair with scrolled tread ends and stick balusters, later C19 or early C20 lower flight with turned newels and ball finials.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an early C20 remodelled facade with good shopfront, of group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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