Gatepiers to inner court in front of Old Gwernyfed with garden walls on each side
A Grade II* Listed Building in Gwernyfed, Powys
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Latitude: 52.0211 / 52°1'16"N
Longitude: -3.1923 / 3°11'32"W
OS Eastings: 318282
OS Northings: 236529
OS Grid: SO182365
Mapcode National: GBR YY.GW81
Mapcode Global: VH6BP.MG7F
Entry Name: Gatepiers to inner court in front of Old Gwernyfed with garden walls on each side
Listing Date: 28 September 1961
Last Amended: 15 December 1995
Source ID: 17052
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located axially on the approaching driveway to the main SE front of Old Gwernyfed, and placed symmetrically between the corner towers.
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Ornamental garden gate piers of c1600-1650.
The square piers are of channel-rusticated limestone ashlar, with stepped necking mouldings, an arcaded frieze and moulded cornice. Stepped pyramidal cap carries a fluted square pedestal to a ball finial.
Reasons for Listing
Included as an important garden feature in the Grade I assemblage of historic buildings at Old Gwernyfed, re-located in a position of group value with the house and circular towers.
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