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Principal entrance gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7196 / 51°43'10"N

Longitude: -4.7049 / 4°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 213255

OS Northings: 205778

OS Grid: SN132057

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4WG7

Mapcode Global: VH2PL.D1KM

Entry Name: Principal entrance gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18447

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Forms the main entrance to the churchyard, close to the war memorial.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Saundersfoot

Community: Saundersfoot

Locality: Churchton

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

The church was extensively restored 1862-64 and the churchyard gates were probably erected at this time, said to have been fabricated at the Kilgetty ironworks.

Exterior

Pair of wrought iron gates with cast iron finials square stone gate piers with simple square moulding and shallow pyramidal copings. Each gate has hinge style of square section, with elaborate cast iron finial, and rectangular section, pierced by round uprights. These terminate in ornate spear-head finials, with scrolled cresting. Shorter uprights below the lock-bar terminate in bared finials.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a series of fine iron entrance gates to the churchyard, which represent good examples of locally produced ironwork.

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