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Gatepiers at Driveway entrance to Cyfartha Castel

A Grade II Listed Building in Park (Parc), Merthyr Tydfil

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7542 / 51°45'15"N

Longitude: -3.3912 / 3°23'28"W

OS Eastings: 304067

OS Northings: 207088

OS Grid: SO040070

Mapcode National: GBR HN.0MQH

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.55KJ

Entry Name: Gatepiers at Driveway entrance to Cyfartha Castel

Listing Date: 15 July 1974

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11399

Building Class: Domestic

Location: By the main A470 road (and formerly with twin castellated lodges within the park).

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Park (Parc)

Community: Park

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

ca 1825. Probably designed by Robert Lugar (the demolished lodges matched the style of the house).

Exterior

Two fine sections of ironwork railings with ironwork gate piers flanking the driveway. Large urn finials surmount round gatepiers with hinges, attached cluster of smaller urn-topped uprights. Matching pair of ironwork gates. Spear railings sweep down with 7 bays to left and right divided by square groups of urn-finial uprights; spear dog-bars. Railings are attached at outer ends to square, castellated stone turrets with boundary walls beyond.

Gates restored (Spring 1987).

Reasons for Listing

Group value with other listed items at Cyfarthfa Castle park and Pandy Farm.

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