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

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

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 2005
Cadw Building ID: 86805

OS Grid Coordinates: 329930, 214010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8199, -3.0167

Location: Mill Street Industrial Estate, AbergavennyMonmouthshire NP7 5EE

Locality: Abergavenny
County: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Postcode: NP7 5EE

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Listing Text

Part of a group at Abergavenny Castle.

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.


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.

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

Louis Bannon, Remember Abergavenny, Vol I, Old Bakehouse Publications, 1995, pps.48-9.
Chris Barber, Abergavenny in Old Postcards, European Library, 1995, pl.2-6.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Part of a group at Abergavenny Castle.

Source: Cadw

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