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Churchyard Gates to Holy Trinity Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernaffield-y-Waun, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1714 / 53°10'16"N

Longitude: -3.1882 / 3°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 320673

OS Northings: 364466

OS Grid: SJ206644

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.4616

Mapcode Global: WH775.0K33

Entry Name: Churchyard Gates to Holy Trinity Church

Listing Date: 14 June 1995

Last Amended: 14 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16128

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated in front of Holy Trinity Church on the N side of Gwernaffield Road close to its junction with Church Lane.

County: Flintshire

Community: Gwernaffield with Pantymwyn (Gwernaffield gyda Pantymwyn)

Community: Gwernaffield

Built-Up Area: Gwernaffield-y-Waun

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

The gates were made from ironwork relating to chancel gates taken c1850 from St. Mary's Church, Mold. They had probably been designed by Robert Davies in c1726 or by Thomas Cheswise who made a matching set in 1732. Restored late C20.

Exterior

Pair of wrought iron gates set into stone piers. Wrought iron scrollwork cresting to top of gates with gilded foliated finials and scallop designs. The bottom rail has a set of smaller standards with foliation and spearhead finials.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a fine example of earlier C18 ironwork with local historical associations.

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