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North gates to Saint Issell's churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7203 / 51°43'13"N

Longitude: -4.7058 / 4°42'21"W

OS Eastings: 213193

OS Northings: 205865

OS Grid: SN131058

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4NQT

Mapcode Global: VH2PL.D121

Entry Name: North gates to Saint Issell's churchyard

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18449

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Mid way in the N side of the churchyard.

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 a hinge style of square section, with elaborate cast iron finial, and a rectangular section meeting style. Three horizontal rails of rectangular section, pierced by round uprights. These terminate in ornate spear-head finials, with scrolled cresting. Shorter uprights below the lock- bar terminate in barbed finials.

Reasons for Listing

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

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