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Gate and gate-piers at former S driveway to Cresselly House

A Grade II Listed Building in Jeffreyston, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7212 / 51°43'16"N

Longitude: -4.8051 / 4°48'18"W

OS Eastings: 206343

OS Northings: 206218

OS Grid: SN063062

Mapcode National: GBR GC.6LK1

Mapcode Global: VH2PB.NZLY

Entry Name: Gate and gate-piers at former S driveway to Cresselly House

Listing Date: 28 April 1995

Last Amended: 8 April 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15928

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back from the road opposite to Cresselly Green and to N of former smithy.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Jeffreyston

Community: Jeffreyston

Locality: Cresselly

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

In a style consistent with the 1860's estate improvements by Clarke and Holland of Newmarket for Lady Catherine Allen. Cresselly House was built c.1770 by John Bartlett Allen.

Exterior

Similar to gate-piers at E Lodge. Pair of square, ashlar, gate-piers with rock-faced rubble panels and crocket and rosette cornices. Block pedestals rise through pyramidal caps, polygonal bases to elaborate ball-finials; panelled to pedestals with Allen of Cresselly metal crests (missing). Single, side-hung timber gate similar to that at Lanesend on the E drive; ironwork bars (partly missing) and diagonal brace with scrolly ends and pierced timber panels to bottom.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of a well-preserved Victorian scheme of estate improvements.

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