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Forecourt Gates and Gatepiers at Llanrhaeadr Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1601 / 53°9'36"N

Longitude: -3.3699 / 3°22'11"W

OS Eastings: 308499

OS Northings: 363430

OS Grid: SJ084634

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.4XKM

Mapcode Global: WH772.6TJR

Entry Name: Forecourt Gates and Gatepiers at Llanrhaeadr Hall

Listing Date: 29 November 1999

Last Amended: 29 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22689

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: At the entrance to the metalled forecourt, at the end of a tree-lined drive.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch

Community: Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch

Locality: Llanrhaeadr

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Gates and gatepiers erected as part of Thomas Penson the younger's remodelling of Llanrhaeadr Hall, 1841-2.

Exterior

Pair of Jacobethan forecourt gatepiers with contemporary wrought iron gates. The gatepiers are constructed of carved and dressed limestone blocks and stand to a height of approximately 3m. Each pier has a plain chamfered base, with fielded and faceted panels to the front and rear faces and narrow projecting side sections having volutes to the top; moulded cornices with geometric finials on turned plinths. The gates are arched and have plain vertical railings with scrolled, decorative cresting.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a pair of forecourt gates and gatepiers relating to Thomas Penson's 1841-2 remodelling of Llanrhaeadr Hall.

Group value with other listed items at Llanrhaeadr Hall.

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