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Forecourt walls, rails, gates and gateposts to English Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8566 / 51°51'23"N

Longitude: -4.3127 / 4°18'45"W

OS Eastings: 240829

OS Northings: 220080

OS Grid: SN408200

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T6WK

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.6LFM

Entry Name: Forecourt walls, rails, gates and gateposts to English Congregational Church

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9480

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated some 100m E of junction with Morfa Lane, across forecourt to chapel.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Forecourt gates and railings to English Congregational chapel of 1862, illustrated in 1864 engraving of chapel. The railings are said to have been replaced in 1901 and iron spikes fitted to the end piers, but present railings appear in late C19 photograph.

Exterior

Dwarf wall of squared rubble stone with chamfered ashlar top to plinth and chamfered ashlar coping. Cast-iron railings with double top-rail and cusping in squares between, and alternate cross and larger foliate cross finials. Gothic stone gate piers with plinths, chamfered square shafts broached to octagonal under octagonal pyramid caps. Gates of similar but more ornate design to railings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a set of Victorian Gothic gates and railings of group value with the Gothic chapel.

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