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Latitude: 51.5859 / 51°35'9"N
Longitude: -3.1155 / 3°6'55"W
OS Eastings: 322808
OS Northings: 188034
OS Grid: ST228880
Mapcode National: GBR J0.CC1R
Mapcode Global: VH6DV.YD9M
Entry Name: Railings and gate to Parkfield House
Listing Date: 23 October 1973
Last Amended: 22 August 2003
Source ID: 81800
Location: On the E side of the road N through Lower Machen village, opposite the gates to the churchyard.
Locality: Lower Machen
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Railings and gate to former church school of 1834, probably contemporary.
Cast-iron railings on dwarf rubble stone retaining wall with sandstone coping. Wall curves out to right to tooled sandstone end pier and ends at left at rubble wall with sandstone cap on low pier. Spearhead iron rails, larger column-type standards and fine square openwork gatepiers to centre gateway with cornices, concave pyramid caps and finials. Gate has different spearheads and dog-bars. On wall to left is a cast-iron cap with acorn finial similar to those on gatepiers of Machen House.
Included as good set of C19 iron railings with fine openwork cast-iron gatepiers.
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