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Broadwalk Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Margam, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5625 / 51°33'44"N

Longitude: -3.7286 / 3°43'43"W

OS Eastings: 280272

OS Northings: 186260

OS Grid: SS802862

Mapcode National: GBR H6.DSYR

Mapcode Global: VH5H2.BZ5L

Plus Code: 9C3RH76C+XH

Entry Name: Broadwalk Steps

Listing Date: 25 April 2000

Last Amended: 25 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23275

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located near the W end of the broadwalk, E of the orangery and chapter house. The broadwalk rises up to the E with Margam Castle as the focal point.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Town: Port Talbot

Community: Margam

Community: Margam

Locality: Margam Park

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Stairs

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History

The steps were under construction in 1839, as recorded by Lady Mary Cole, mother of C R M Talbot.

Exterior

Two wide flights of steps on the broadwalk. Eleven plain steps to lower flight and 24 to upper flight, separated by a landing. Low boundary walls with wide flat stone copings, which end with short square rock-faced piers.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a prominent feature in the vista towards Margam Castle. Group value with castle, garden terraces and other structures in the park.

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