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Mounting-Block at St Michael's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ciliau Aeron, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2011 / 52°12'4"N

Longitude: -4.1932 / 4°11'35"W

OS Eastings: 250211

OS Northings: 258144

OS Grid: SN502581

Mapcode National: GBR DM.3DJX

Mapcode Global: VH3JT.8YK0

Entry Name: Mounting-Block at St Michael's Church

Listing Date: 23 May 1996

Last Amended: 23 May 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17519

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Gateway to NW corner of graveyard, with mounting-block immediately to W.

County: Ceredigion

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Community: Ciliau Aeron

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Probably early C19.

Exterior

Gate piers of squared rubble, stone tabling and peaked cemented rubble coping. Paired cast iron gates with arrow finials, dog-rail with similar finials: bracing above.

Large rectangular rubble built mounting-block. Hollow interior covered by a mixture of thick long stone slabs and thinner slate slabs. Two steps to N end.

Reasons for Listing

Gates and mounting-block contribute to attractive approach to rare mid C18 parish church. Group value.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Entrance Gates at St Michael's Church
    Churchyard situated on N side of B4339 in small settlement, some 1.5km S of Ciliau Aeron. Gateway to NW corner of graveyard, with mounting-block immediately to W.
  • II Railed Beynon Family Tomb Plus David Davies Tomb in St Michael's Churchyard
    Church situated on N side of B4339 in small settlement, some 1.5km S of Ciliau Aeron. Tombs in NW corner of graveyard, near entrance
  • II Parish Church of St Michael
    Situated on the N side of the B4229 in small village group, some 1.5km S of Ciliau Aeron.
  • II Foelallt
    Situated on N side of by-road, reached off B4339. Farmyard on higher ground to W. Ciliau Aeron 1km N.
  • II Pont Newydd
    Bridge carries Ciliau Aeron-Cilcennin by-road over River Aeron. 0.8km NE of Ciliau Aeron.
  • II Tan-yr-allt
    Situated on N side of A482, approximately 1.3 km E of Ciliau Aeron.
  • II Bronfre-Uchaf
    Situated on N side of by-road, which is reached off the B4339, S of Ciliau Aeron. Ciliau Aeron lies 1km NE.
  • II Milestone near Tan-yr-allt
    Situated on E side of A482, 0.2km SE of Tan-yr-allt.

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