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Gatepiers at entrance to former Infirmary

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8589 / 51°51'31"N

Longitude: -4.3009 / 4°18'3"W

OS Eastings: 241650

OS Northings: 220313

OS Grid: SN416203

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T3TM

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.DJNV

Entry Name: Gatepiers at entrance to former Infirmary

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9543

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated either side of war memorial at entrances to former Infirmary.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Two pairs of gateposts contemporary with Carmarthenshire Infirmary of 1857-8, but all but second one and plinth of fourth missing in 2002. Retained on list as possibly to be re-erected. The upper blocks of left pier of right entrance were already dismantled and at rear of forecourt in 1977. Gatepiers are shown in print of 1861.

Exterior

Painted grey limestone gate piers in 3 pieces: high plinth, short chamfered-and-stopped shaft and heavy capstone with coved cornice under curved cap with lunette panel to front.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the War Memorial and former Infirmary.

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