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Gate to Carmarthen Park from Picton Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8559 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3172 / 4°19'1"W

OS Eastings: 240517

OS Northings: 220017

OS Grid: SN405200

Mapcode National: GBR DF.TCSH

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.4M14

Entry Name: Gate to Carmarthen Park from Picton Terrace

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82156

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated on N side of park, opposite No 11 Picton Terrace.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Pedestrian gate into Carmarthen Park, dated 1900.

Exterior

Pedestrian gate flanked by railings on dwarf stone walls between stone piers. Fairly simple wrought iron gates with plain uprights with finials and double horizontal bars at top and near bottom that continue at same level through flanking railings. Outer uprights of gate are scroll-topped and there are diagonal cross-braces with central roundel, and elegant catch. Inscription on attached plate: "This gate was presented by H.E. Richards Esq. of Picton Terrace, Carmarthen AD 1900." Gate posts are square-section and have urn finials. Short length of railings each side on dwarf limestone wall. Outer piers square in section, of grey dressed limestone with hipped cap stone.

Reasons for Listing

Included as pedestrian gate of 1900, part of a reletively complete urban park of C1900.

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