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Gates and Gatepiers at drive entrance to Friars Point House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3902 / 51°23'24"N

Longitude: -3.2788 / 3°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 311114

OS Northings: 166459

OS Grid: ST111664

Mapcode National: GBR HS.RRZ2

Mapcode Global: VH6FR.3BZ3

Plus Code: 9C3R9PRC+3F

Entry Name: Gates and Gatepiers at drive entrance to Friars Point House

Listing Date: 30 July 1991

Last Amended: 30 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13456

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Closing the eastern end of the tree lined drive, immediately in front of the lodge. Friars Point house is set in its own grounds at the W end of Barry Island.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Barry Island

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably erected 1890s at same time as lodge (shown on 2nd Ed OS Map), and the work carried out by Lord Windsor.


Tall rusticated stone gate piers with cornices and plinth. Paired and painted iron gates to an ornate design with finials and lock bar: caster rails on inner side. Short sections of similar railings to either side, carried on low rubble walls and terminating in further piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Friars Point House and Lodge.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lodge to Friars Point House
    On the R of the gated entrance to the tree-lined drive of Friars Point House which lies in its own grounds at the W end of Barry Island.
  • II West Shelter and Amusement Arcade
    On the seafront promenade at the western end of Whitmore Bay
  • II Friars Point House
    At the W end of Barry Island facing Friars Point with broad sea views. Set in its own grounds and reached along a tree-lined and gated drive.
  • II Seafront Wall
    On the seafront of Whitmore Bay enclosing the northern edge of beach
  • II Pedestrian Bridge
    At the eastern end of Whitmore Bay spanning the pedestrian access tot he seafront promenade.
  • II Public Convenience
    At the eastern end of Whitmore Bay above the seafront promenade facing onto Friars Road
  • II East Shelter
    On the seafront promenade at the eastern end of Whitemore Bay
  • II Watchtower
    To SE of Whitehouse Cottage, built partly into slope.

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