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Latitude: 51.9087 / 51°54'31"N
Longitude: -4.6565 / 4°39'23"W
OS Eastings: 217362
OS Northings: 226684
OS Grid: SN173266
Mapcode National: GBR CZ.PZKN
Mapcode Global: VH2NN.79M4
Entry Name: Archway to drive, Dolwilym
Listing Date: 12 March 1999
Last Amended: 10 February 2004
Source ID: 21455
Building Class: Miscellaneous
Location: About 500m W of Llanglydwen, at the entrance to the drive to Dolwilym and the parish church.
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Dolwilym was a castellated country house built 1842-5 for the Protheroe family, but abandoned after 1908. It was demolished in 1984. The gateway is in similar style to the house, and therefore is probably also of the 1840s.
A castellated gateway of rubble stone. Square turrets have narrow loops (arched to the rear elevation) and corbelled battlements of coursed rubble with copings. Between the turrets is a steeply pointed arch of narrow freestone voussoirs, and a stepped gable. Older gate piers are built into the jambs. Gates have been removed.
Listed as a striking, picturesque mid C19 archway, and for group value with the parish church and lych gate.
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