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Gate piers, gates and retaining walls to entrance to Plâs Dinam

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandinam, Powys

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Latitude: 52.4935 / 52°29'36"N

Longitude: -3.4323 / 3°25'56"W

OS Eastings: 302850

OS Northings: 289360

OS Grid: SO028893

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.J3LP

Mapcode Global: VH687.GL9C

Plus Code: 9C4RFHV9+93

Entry Name: Gate piers, gates and retaining walls to entrance to Plâs Dinam

Listing Date: 26 November 1996

Last Amended: 26 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17773

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located at the foot of the main driveway leading off the main Caersws to Llandinam road, approximately 1km N of the village centre.

County: Powys

Community: Llandinam

Community: Llandinam

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Built c.1875, probably to the design of W.E.Nesfield, to provide the main gated entrance to Plâs Dinam. The gate is set at right angles to the road to allow the driveway to turn to climb the bank to the mansion house. The piers are of limestone ashlar, channel rusticated and margin dressed, with hollow moulded corners and moulded gabled capitals. The gate is of timber, with square panels containing iron and timber tracery, and a band of turned balusters at the centre. One retaining wall extends from the right pier in a curve to face the main road, and extends 20m to another terminal pier, and from the left gate pier, parallel to the road before curving back to a terminal pier.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of a group with the Lodge immediately within the gate, and an element of the total ensemble of Plâs Dinam.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Lodge to Plâs Dinam
    Located at the foot of the formal driveway to Plâs Dinam, immediately within the gate on the left (E) side.
  • II Milestone opposite Lodge to Plâs Dinam
    Located in the road verge immediately opposite the driveway and lodge to Plâs Dinam, approximately 1km N of the village centre.
  • II* Plâs Dinam
    Plâs Dinam stands on an elevated plateau above the valley of the Severn, approximately 1Km N of the village centre. It is approached from a formal driveway from the A.470 Caersws to Llanidloes road.
  • II Llandinam Hall
    Located in the Severn valley, approximately 1Km N of the village, and accessed by a farm road off the A.470.
  • II* Statue and pedestal, to David Davies of Llandinam
    Situated at the roadside, set back from the eastern end of Llandinam Bridge.
  • II* Llandinam Bridge
    Set at right angles to the main A.470 on the northern edge of Llandinam village, and carrying the by-road west over the River Severn.
  • II Church of St Llonio
    Located immediately N of the village centre, on a spur jutting into the Severn valley, and within a fortified promontory fort, the defensive bank forming, until recently, the N boundary of the churchy
  • II Malthouse Cottage
    The cottage is located beneath the S side of the churchyard, within a terrace of cottages.

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