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Walls and gatepiers to courtyard entrance at Craig-y-parc

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentyrch, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5195 / 51°31'10"N

Longitude: -3.3044 / 3°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 309591

OS Northings: 180868

OS Grid: ST095808

Mapcode National: GBR HR.HKK2

Mapcode Global: VH6F4.N2YH

Entry Name: Walls and gatepiers to courtyard entrance at Craig-y-parc

Listing Date: 31 January 2000

Last Amended: 31 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22819

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On the N side of Craig-y-parc house and enclosing the N courtyard of the house.

County: Cardiff

Community: Pentyrch

Community: Pentyrch

Locality: Craig-y-parc

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Built c 1915 by C E Mallows, designer of the house and the garden landscaping.

Exterior

The walls which create the front courtyard extend N from the NE and NW corners of the main frontage. To E they are c 1.2m high of rubble with flat stone coping with a gap to garage courtyard; at NE is a square pier c 3m high; upper part of wall has a narrow recessed panel on each side above which are 2 tiers of nesting holes for doves with a single entrance on each side and protruding stone ledges; above is a pyramidal top. N walls are similar to E. Entrance is flanked by square piers c 2.7m high with moulded ashlar coping surmounted by metal lanterns with wrought iron bases. W wall has central opening and sections of wooden trellis work in the upper half with pitched stone tile coping.

Reasons for Listing

Included as part of the original garden design and for group value with house, gatehouse and other listed garden features.

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