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Churchyard gates and piers to the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Graig, Newport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5859 / 51°35'9"N

Longitude: -3.1157 / 3°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 322796

OS Northings: 188041

OS Grid: ST227880

Mapcode National: GBR J0.CC0M

Mapcode Global: VH6DV.YD6L

Entry Name: Churchyard gates and piers to the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 22 August 2003

Last Amended: 22 August 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81793

Location: On the S side of the churchyard of the Church of Saint Michael.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Graig

Community: Graig

Locality: Lower Machen

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Pair of mid to later C19 cast-iron churchyard gates between stone Gothic piers, the gates presumably Newport-made.

Exterior

Churchyard gates with 2 sandstone piers, and twin cast-iron gates. Piers have light tooling, chamfered plinth, chamfered and stopped angles, Bath stone caps not projecting carrying large cross-gabled tops with quatrefoils in gables. Twin cast-iron gates of unusual elaboration, with several horizontal rails, double to top, treble to lock-rail, single across middle of lower part and double to bottom. Top part has alternate small and large spearhead finials and lower part has an openwork pattern mirrored above and below the single rail.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good pair of C19 cast-iron gates, of group value with the church.

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