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Gates and Gate Piers at the E end of the Broad Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.26 / 53°15'36"N

Longitude: -3.5264 / 3°31'35"W

OS Eastings: 298274

OS Northings: 374757

OS Grid: SH982747

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZTR.B2

Mapcode Global: WH65G.SBY4

Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers at the E end of the Broad Walk

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18692

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The Broad Walk is a landscape feature within the upper part of the gardens, S of Kinmel. The Walk extends in a straight line between the E and W gate of the garden boundary wall.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Locality: Kinmel

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

The gateway and gates are said to be of c1808, and are part of the gardens for the first house, built for the Rev Edward Hughes between 1790 - 1810 by Samuel Wyatt.

Exterior

Piers built of limestone. Channel rusticated piers with inset corners, rising to a half-round necking moulding and a wide moulded cornice, capped by a stilted ball finial set over a step. Plain iron gates with dog rails.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of the historic gardens surviving at Kinmel, and as one of the few elements remaining from the Samuel Wyatt house erected 1790 - 1810.

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