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Railings, gates and gatepiers to St John's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.8596 / 51°51'34"N

Longitude: -4.3001 / 4°18'0"W

OS Eastings: 241704

OS Northings: 220387

OS Grid: SN417203

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T418

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.FJ29

Entry Name: Railings, gates and gatepiers to St John's Church

Listing Date: 19 May 1981

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 9545

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated along N and W sides of churchyard to church of St John.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)

Community: Carmarthen

Built-Up Area: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Iron railings of 1893 to Church of St John, the gatepiers and standards marked as made by T. Jones and Son, Priory Foundry, Carmarthen. Railings are similar to those outside Heol Awst chapel, Lammas Street (gatepiers there marked Old Foundry, Carmarthen) and former Welsh Wesleyan chapel John Street (there marked W. Isaac & Sons).


Iron railings with conical lance-head finials and low bottom rail with intermediate bars and smaller finials, on limestone coping. Double gates of similar design between large panelled cast-iron gate posts with cornice caps and tall ringed shaft finials with scroll supports and urn tops. Piers are marked T Jones and Sons, Priory Foundry, Carmarthen, Eglwys St Ioan, and St John's Church.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of local iron work and for group value with St. John's Church.

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