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Gate in Garden at Rug

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 52.9862 / 52°59'10"N

Longitude: -3.4072 / 3°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 305629

OS Northings: 344137

OS Grid: SJ056441

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.HSZD

Mapcode Global: WH780.M6QJ

Plus Code: 9C4RXHPV+F4

Entry Name: Gate in Garden at Rug

Listing Date: 1 February 1995

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15565

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Aligned with the main entrance of the house, at the boundary of garden and park.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Locality: Rug

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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The gate was made in 1825 by R.Hughes of Wrexham, and was originally at Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, another seat of the Wynn's. It was moved to its present site c1970-80.


Highly ornamental cast and wrought iron gate and piers, painted and gilded. Open-work cast piers with quatrefoil decoration and applied rosettes, each surmounted by a gilded heraldic emblem (a double-headed eagle). Gate has enriched top and bottom rails, and applied gilded wrought iron decoration comprising 4 linked semi-circles with heraldic motifs.

Reasons for Listing

A very fine example of an ironwork gateway, which although not at its original site, forms part of the context of the house at Rug.

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