Gates and Gate Piers at the E end of the Broad Walk
A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy
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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
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.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
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.
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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