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Front railed screen and gate piers at Gwernyfed High School

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0285 / 52°1'42"N

Longitude: -3.2029 / 3°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 317566

OS Northings: 237354

OS Grid: SO175373

Mapcode National: GBR YY.G65C

Mapcode Global: VH6BP.F8LT

Entry Name: Front railed screen and gate piers at Gwernyfed High School

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17048

Building Class: Education

Location: Located in front of the approach elevation to Gwernyfed High School, formerly Gwernyfed Park, enclosing the forecourt between the outer end of the stable block and the C20 sports hall on the SW side.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Aberllynfi

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

1877-1880 by W.E.Nesfield.

Exterior

Railings set on a limestone dwarf wall taking up the slope of the ground, consisting of stanchions with curled finials, and intermediate dog-rails, with central limestone ashlar piers with plinth and moulded cornice carrying raised ball finials. The iron gates maintaining the same height, have tightly curled upper section, and central panel with scrolls.

Reasons for Listing

Included at Grade II as being integral part of the composition of the Grade II* Gwernyfed High School and Stable Block.

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