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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
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
Built-Up Area: Pontardawe
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Gatepiers and cast-iron gates to churchyard of parish church of 1858-60, probably of c1860.
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.
Included as a particularly ornate pair of mid Victorian cast-iron gates. Group value with the church.
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