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Gate piers in boundary wall by Wern Gogas

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1915 / 53°11'29"N

Longitude: -4.1959 / 4°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 253389

OS Northings: 368301

OS Grid: SH533683

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.2TFV

Mapcode Global: WH54D.J15M

Entry Name: Gate piers in boundary wall by Wern Gogas

Listing Date: 22 September 1997

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18925

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The gate piers are located close to the road, on the track to Wern Gogas, and face SW towards Felinheli.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Vaynol Park

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Vaynol Estate boundary wall was commenced 1863 and construction continued until c1870. There are indications that the gates were built slightly before the wall.

Exterior

Built of local freestone, and set in the coursed rubble estate boundary wall. Square in plan, slightly tapered up to a flat necking band, and weathered slate cappings. The wall is swept down each side; on the right to a similar but lower pier without the necking band.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a bold and strong element in the listed Park Boundary wall of Vaynol Estate.

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