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East Boundary Wall and Gatepiers of Howells School

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandaff, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4909 / 51°29'27"N

Longitude: -3.2119 / 3°12'42"W

OS Eastings: 315954

OS Northings: 177576

OS Grid: ST159775

Mapcode National: GBR K8H.SJ

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.8STG

Entry Name: East Boundary Wall and Gatepiers of Howells School

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 June 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13658

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Running along the street frontage of Howells School on the west side of Cardiff Raod.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Llandaff (Llandaf)

Community: Llandaff

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Probably c1860, contemporary with the main school buildings, and designed by Herbert Williams.

Exterior

Gothic style piers of ashlar with gabled coping flank the entrance to the school grounds. To north and south of the piers, low walls of stone forming curved wings; ashlar coping with small gablets inserted in it. Gothic style piers at ends of wings similar to those flanking the entrance to school grounds. The wall then continues north for c100m in uncoursed rock faced blue lias with stepped Forest of Dean coping.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its group value with Howells School.

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