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Railings and gate to Parkfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Graig, Newport

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81800

Location: On the E side of the road N through Lower Machen village, opposite the gates to the churchyard.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Graig

Community: Graig

Locality: Lower Machen

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Railings and gate to former church school of 1834, probably contemporary.

Exterior

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.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good set of C19 iron railings with fine openwork cast-iron gatepiers.

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