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Rear gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7202 / 51°43'12"N

Longitude: -4.7052 / 4°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 213236

OS Northings: 205849

OS Grid: SN132058

Mapcode National: GBR GF.4NW7

Mapcode Global: VH2PL.D1D4

Entry Name: Rear gates to Saint Issell's Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 May 1997

Last Amended: 7 May 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18448

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Forms the rear entrance to the churchyard, close to the Old School.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Saundersfoot

Community: Saundersfoot

Locality: Churchton

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

The church was extensively restored 1862-64 and the churchyard gates were probably erected at this time. Said to have been fabricated at the Kilgetty ironworks.

Exterior

Pair of wrought iron gates with cast-iron finials square stone gate piers with simple square moulding and shallow pyramidal copings. Each gate has a hinge style of square section, with elaborate cast iron finial, and a rectangular section, pierced by round uprights. These terminate in ornate spear-head finials, with scrolled cresting. Shorter uprights below the lock-bar terminate in bared finials.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of a series of fine iron entrance gates to the churchyard, which represent good examples of locally produced ironwork.

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