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Wall, Gatepiers and Gates beside Lodge at entrance to Abergavenny Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8203 / 51°49'13"N

Longitude: -3.018 / 3°1'4"W

OS Eastings: 329930

OS Northings: 214010

OS Grid: SO299140

Mapcode National: GBR F5.WJ0P

Mapcode Global: VH796.MHWX

Entry Name: Wall, Gatepiers and Gates beside Lodge at entrance to Abergavenny Castle

Listing Date: 10 November 2005

Last Amended: 10 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 86805

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Part of a group at Abergavenny Castle.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Abergavenny

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

History

Late C19. Probably part of the improvements undertaken to the Castle when it was opened to the public as a recreational amenity following its take over by The Abergavenny Improvement Commissioners in 1881.

Exterior

Coursed squared red sandstone semi-ashlar and wrought iron. Plain square piers with torus capping. Double spiked gates with dog-bars. Curved wing wall capped with spike railings goes to right to secondary pier.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as part of a group of well preserved historic buildings at the entrance to Abergavenny Castle.

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