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Gatepiers to inner court in front of Old Gwernyfed with garden walls on each side

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys

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Latitude: 52.0211 / 52°1'16"N

Longitude: -3.1923 / 3°11'32"W

OS Eastings: 318282

OS Northings: 236529

OS Grid: SO182365

Mapcode National: GBR YY.GW81

Mapcode Global: VH6BP.MG7F

Plus Code: 9C4R2RC5+F3

Entry Name: Gatepiers to inner court in front of Old Gwernyfed with garden walls on each side

Listing Date: 28 September 1961

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17052

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located axially on the approaching driveway to the main SE front of Old Gwernyfed, and placed symmetrically between the corner towers.

County: Powys

Community: Gwernyfed

Community: Gwernyfed

Locality: Felindre

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Tagged with: Gatepost

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Ornamental garden gate piers of c1600-1650.


The square piers are of channel-rusticated limestone ashlar, with stepped necking mouldings, an arcaded frieze and moulded cornice. Stepped pyramidal cap carries a fluted square pedestal to a ball finial.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important garden feature in the Grade I assemblage of historic buildings at Old Gwernyfed, re-located in a position of group value with the house and circular towers.

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