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North Gate Piers to Chirk Town Council Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirk, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9348 / 52°56'5"N

Longitude: -3.0571 / 3°3'25"W

OS Eastings: 329049

OS Northings: 338015

OS Grid: SJ290380

Mapcode National: GBR 73.M1X7

Mapcode Global: WH89J.0HJF

Entry Name: North Gate Piers to Chirk Town Council Offices

Listing Date: 29 July 1998

Last Amended: 29 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20228

Building Class: Civil

Location: The Council Offices are opposite the recreation ground at the N end of Chirk. The paved forecourt has two entrances, one at each end of the frontage.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Chirk (Y Waun)

Community: Chirk

Built-Up Area: Chirk

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

The Town Council Offices were built in 1902 by Grayson and Ould. The gate piers appear to be part of the original design.

Exterior

The gate piers are of sandstone blocks, each course alternating in size, and rising to a monolithic capital which includes a cornice and swept pedestal to a ball finial. The iron gates are missing.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of the design of the Council Offices, and within the Conservation Area of Chirk.

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