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Gatepiers and gates to Church of Saint Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7219 / 51°43'18"N

Longitude: -3.8506 / 3°51'2"W

OS Eastings: 272265

OS Northings: 204195

OS Grid: SN722041

Mapcode National: GBR H1.2L55

Mapcode Global: VH4JS.6ZPC

Entry Name: Gatepiers and gates to Church of Saint Peter

Listing Date: 13 March 2003

Last Amended: 13 March 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80991

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: On the NE side of the churchyard leading to the High Street.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Town: Swansea

Community: Pontardawe

Community: Pontardawe

Built-Up Area: Pontardawe

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Gatepiers and cast-iron gates to churchyard of parish church of 1858-60, probably of c1860.

Exterior

Pair of cast-iron large gates to vehicular entry between two large stone gatepiers of rock-faced squared stone with plinths, projecting capstones and large pyramidal tops, all rock-faced, carrying iron overthrow with remnant of scroll work. To each side are lower short walls linking to walls out to streetline with rock-faced coping stones.
Gates are Gothic with lower part of six roundels each enclosing a quatrefoil of four encircled trefoils. Above mid-rail are 6 fleur-de-lys finials between uprights of 6 Gothic cusped arches under moulded top rail with 7 fleur-de-lys finials.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a particularly ornate pair of mid Victorian cast-iron gates. Group value with the church.

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