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Decorative Garden Gates and Gate Piers at Glan-y-Mawddach

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth (Bermo), Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7306 / 52°43'50"N

Longitude: -4.03 / 4°1'48"W

OS Eastings: 263018

OS Northings: 316707

OS Grid: SH630167

Mapcode National: GBR 8V.10D8

Mapcode Global: WH56M.2M6H

Entry Name: Decorative Garden Gates and Gate Piers at Glan-y-Mawddach

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15495

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located approximately 50m N of Glan-y-Mawddach and giving on to a long topiary-lined walk.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Locality: Cutiau

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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Exterior

A pair of wrought iron decorative gates and flanking gate piers,erected c.1910 by Mr and Mrs Keighley as part of their important garden layout at Glan-y-Mawddach. Tall dressed rubble piers with plain capping surmounted by classical earthenware urns with swag decoration. The gates have reversed, shaped tops with flame-like finials to plain upper railings, pierced by oval oculi, one to eachgate. Open foliate decoration to central band; straight spear-headed railings to lower section. The L gate pier adjoins a stepped, snecked rubble wall with plain capping which curves S in an arc and terminates after some 20ft at a natural rock outcrop.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as part of the important Edwardian garden layout.

Group value with other listed items at Glan-y-Mawddach

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