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Entrance gates to Broncastell

A Grade II Listed Building in Melindwr, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4041 / 52°24'14"N

Longitude: -3.9799 / 3°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 265407

OS Northings: 280300

OS Grid: SN654803

Mapcode National: GBR 8X.PLQB

Mapcode Global: VH4FD.YTVW

Entry Name: Entrance gates to Broncastell

Listing Date: 26 May 2004

Last Amended: 26 May 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82803

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated on N side of A44 some 100m E of Penllwyn chapel

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Melindwr

Community: Melindwr

Locality: Capel Bangor

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Entrance gates and piers to Broncastell, villa of the 1860s. Similar ironwork on churchyard gates and elsewhere suggest that it was made in Aberystwyth.

Exterior

Entrance gatepiers of tooled grey stone with cross-gabled caps of tooled sandstone flanked by curved low walls of similar grey stone with sandstone coping carrying iron railings with cast-iron decorative finials. Matching outer piers.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctive Victorian entrance gateway and for group value with Broncastell.

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