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Carreg Lwyd gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2276 / 53°13'39"N

Longitude: -4.1691 / 4°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 255301

OS Northings: 372259

OS Grid: SH553722

Mapcode National: GBR 5N.0MQD

Mapcode Global: WH546.X4WG

Entry Name: Carreg Lwyd gatepiers

Listing Date: 18 July 1997

Last Amended: 18 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18570

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Flanking the entrance to the driveway of Carreg Lwyd, SW side of Pentraeth Road, just N of the junction with Hill Street.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Menai Bridge

Community: Menai Bridge (Porthaethwy)

Community: Menai Bridge

Built-Up Area: Menai Bridge

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History

Built c1912 at entrance to Carreg Lwyd house. Almost certainly designed with the house, and hence by its architect, Joseph Owen of Menai Bridge, the County Architect.

Exterior

Ashlar gate piers; distinctive truncated pyramidal form, with strongly battered sides articulated by 3 shallow recessed panels in upper part, surmounted by boldly projecting cornices with ball finials.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for their strong architectural design, echoing the styling of the Arts and Crafts house for which they were built and also for group value with Carreg Lwyd.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Carreg Lwyd
    Set back from SW side of Pentraeth Road, just N of the junction with Hill Street.
  • II Trinity House
    In a prominent location on the corner of the High Street and Uxbridge Square, forming part of a terr
  • II Milestone
    Set in the corner of the wall outside the front of 'Mile End' house, at the far end of Menai Bridge
  • II Hawthorn House
    Prominently sited on the High Street of Menai Bridge, breaking the roofline of 2 storey houses eithe
  • II Bryn Lwyd
    In an elevated position set above the NW side of Bridge Street opposite the English Presbyterian Cha
  • II No 1 Tan Bryn
    Situated close to the centre of Menai Bridge. The houses are slightly set back from and at an angle
  • II No 2 Tan Bryn
    Situated close to the centre of Menai Bridge. The houses are slightly set back from and at an angle
  • II Milestone, Mona Road
    Located on the east side of Mona Road, being the first milestone on the Anglesey side of the A5. Ab

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