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Gate Piers and attached Walls at entrance to Halkyn Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Halkyn, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2307 / 53°13'50"N

Longitude: -3.1869 / 3°11'12"W

OS Eastings: 320867

OS Northings: 371065

OS Grid: SJ208710

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.0DCF

Mapcode Global: WH76Z.02P3

Entry Name: Gate Piers and attached Walls at entrance to Halkyn Castle

Listing Date: 31 January 2002

Last Amended: 31 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26200

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On the N side of Halkyn Castle at the main entrance on the E side of the B5123 opposite the parish church.

County: Flintshire

Town: Holywell

Community: Halkyn (Helygain)

Community: Halkyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Halkyn Castle was built 1824-7 by John Buckler, architect, for the 2nd Earl Grosvenor. Two driveways, with associated entrance lodges, were an integral component of the original layout of the park.

Exterior

Square gate piers of pecked stone with moulded caps. Flanking walls of coursed pecked stone and moulded copings curve outwards. They terminate in low square piers with moulded caps (missing on the L side), to which rubble stone boundary walls are attached.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its contribution to the historic character of Halkyn Castle and village.

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