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Latitude: 53.0295 / 53°1'46"N
Longitude: -3.0074 / 3°0'26"W
OS Eastings: 332534
OS Northings: 348503
OS Grid: SJ325485
Mapcode National: GBR 75.F1ZK
Mapcode Global: WH894.S32T
Entry Name: Gatepiers and attached gates and railings on N drive
Listing Date: 3 December 1996
Last Amended: 3 December 1996
Source ID: 17867
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on the N carriage drive where it divides to lead to the W front of Erddig, approximately 0.3km NW of the house.
Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The gatepiers are of late C18 character and were probably erected at the time of the remodelling of the W front of the house.
Pair of Neoclassical square section sandstone piers. Each has a moulded plinth and on the faces facing the drive a panel which contains a carving of a cornucopia and ribbon drop. There is a ribbed frieze and a moulded cap with an inset panel with a festoon and a flat top. Attached are railings and gates of simple design with spearhead finials.
Listed as a good example of later C18 gatepiers with fine carved detail, and for group value with other listed items on the Erddig estate.
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