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Romans Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7528 / 51°45'10"N

Longitude: -5.0568 / 5°3'24"W

OS Eastings: 189109

OS Northings: 210433

OS Grid: SM891104

Mapcode National: GBR G5.TL47

Mapcode Global: VH1RR.96JN

Entry Name: Romans Castle

Listing Date: 30 April 2004

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82682

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At the end of a track S off the minor road W to Walwyn's Castle, some 1.5km W of Tiers Cross.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Walwyn's Castle (Castell Gwalchmai)

Community: Walwyn's Castle

Locality: Tiers Cross

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Farmhouse, former gentry house, owned in the late C18 by William Moore, died 1796, to whom there is a memorial in the church. His wife died in 1837. The name comes from a nearby large earthwork whose name has evolved from Ramus to Romans Castle.

Exterior

Farmhouse, unpainted render with close-eaved imitation-slate roof and rendered small end stacks. Two-storey, three-window range of C19 or earlier C20 horned 4-pane sashes and centre door in added gabled porch. First floor sashes are narrow. Loft window in right end wall.
Lower range to left is painted and has brick end stack, wide centre window, inserted window to right and lean-to on left end. Outside stair on rear wall, to eaves-breaking loft door with catslide roof, window to centre and door in added gabled porch to left. C20 loft window to first floor centre.
Rear of main house is painted and has gabled two-storey wing to right with rendered end stack, boarded dairy window at ground floor, and inserted door on right side wall with window above. Centre rear of house has stair window and blocked window above. Large lean-to to left with outside steps at left end to loft door.

Interior

Interior not inspected, ground floor of rear wing was dairy.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a farmhouse retaining historic character, probably of later C18.

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