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Latitude: 53.0259 / 53°1'33"N
Longitude: -3.0064 / 3°0'22"W
OS Eastings: 332598
OS Northings: 348095
OS Grid: SJ325480
Mapcode National: GBR 75.FG6N
Mapcode Global: WH894.S6LM
Entry Name: Gatepiers and gates to the forecourt at Erddig
Listing Date: 3 December 1996
Last Amended: 3 December 1996
Source ID: 17866
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated on the drive forming the entrance to the forecourt on the W front at Erddig, c0.1km S of the house.
Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The gatepiers are of late C18 character and were probably placed on the drive at the time of the remodelling of the W front of the house.
Pair of Neoclassical square section sandstone piers. Each has a moulded plinth and on the faces facing the drive a panel which contains a carving of a cornucopia and ribbon drop. There is a ribbed frieze and a moulded cap with an inset panel with a festoon and a flat top. Attached are railings and gates of simple design with spearhead finials.
Listed as a good example of later C18 gatepiers with fine carved detail.
Group value with the Coachman's House
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