Posted: Sun 20th Mar 2016

Splash Of Colour For Market Street

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Mar 20th, 2016

Restoration work to the first property in Phase 2 of the Haverfordwest Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) has been completed. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Kent House is a Grade II listed residential property at 13 Market Street and has recently benefitted from a grant to restore the front facade of the building. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

These works complement the full restoration to the building’s interior carried out by the owner. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Works designed and undertaken by local architects, builders and craftsmen included: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • new roof timbers and slates
  • new sliding sash and bay windows
  • repairs to the entrance portico
  • new stone entrance steps
  • new front and cellar doors
  • refurbished railings
  • repaired and repainted front elevation

Kent House is the first of a planned programme of restoration projects to be completed under the Townscape Heritage Initiative which promotes high quality restoration schemes for Haverfordwest town centre and runs until the summer of 2018. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The grant funders to the THI scheme are Pembrokeshire County Council, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cadw. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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Before and after photographs of Kent House. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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