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Gatepiers, Railings and Gates at Forest Lodge entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Marchwiel, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0233 / 53°1'23"N

Longitude: -2.9958 / 2°59'44"W

OS Eastings: 333306

OS Northings: 347793

OS Grid: SJ333477

Mapcode National: GBR 75.FJT4

Mapcode Global: WH894.Y8MM

Entry Name: Gatepiers, Railings and Gates at Forest Lodge entrance

Listing Date: 3 December 1996

Last Amended: 3 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17874

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at the junction of the East Drive and Sontley Road

County: Wrexham

Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)

Community: Marchwiel

Locality: Erddig

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Erected possibly C19 with gates of early C18 character from the former Coed-y-glyn Lodge.

Exterior

Pair of rusticated stone gatepiers with ball finials attached on each side to a range of railings set in a low plinth and a secondary pier of similar design. The railings have spearhead finials. The gates have scrollwork overthrow, vertical rails with an elaborate central scrollwork panel.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an imposing entrance to the park and for associations with the Erddig Estate.

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