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Gate piers on Bryntirion Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1914 / 53°11'29"N

Longitude: -4.1984 / 4°11'54"W

OS Eastings: 253220

OS Northings: 368292

OS Grid: SH532682

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.2SQX

Mapcode Global: WH54D.G1ZQ

Entry Name: Gate piers on Bryntirion Drive

Listing Date: 22 September 1997

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18926

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Located on a short driveway from the Felinheli Road, on the drive to Bryntirion and Brynadda.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Vaynol Park

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Vaynol Estate boundary wall was commenced 1863 and construction continued until c1870. There are indications that the gates were built slightly before the adjoining wall.

Exterior

Built of local freestone, and set in the estate boundary wall. Square in plan and slightly tapered upwards to a flat necking band, and weathered slate cappings. Bryntirion Lodge, attached to the right, has been altered.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a strong and distinctive element in the listed park boundary wall of the Vaynol Estate.

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