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Gate piers and gate to Peniarth

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanegryn, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6319 / 52°37'54"N

Longitude: -4.0616 / 4°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 260570

OS Northings: 305792

OS Grid: SH605057

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.7BM2

Mapcode Global: WH575.L33M

Entry Name: Gate piers and gate to Peniarth

Listing Date: 26 July 2000

Last Amended: 26 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23773

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The gates to the estate are set back on the S side of the road from Llanegryn to Abergynolwyn, opposite the lodge.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanegryn

Community: Llanegryn

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

The formal entrance to the driveway to the Peniarth Estate was provided with an improved entrance in the mid C19.

Exterior

The gate and gate piers are set in a curved re-entrant of the estate boundary wall. The squat and sturdy square piers are built of a pale coloured gritstone cut as 'V'-rusticated ashlar rising to a moulded outsetting cornice, above which is a shaped square finial with a neck ring and ball terminal, all set on a small step, and c3.3m in overall height. The single gate is of framed timber, the hanging style rising to a round-shaped terminal, and the frame is braced with one angle bar and 3 studs, all threaded with 6 horizontal iron bars. The gate is hung on a top pintle and bottom knuckle.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a simple, well-detailed entrance to an important estate.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Bryn Tudur
    The house stands on a trackway off the main Llanegryn to Abergynolwen Road, commencing opposite the gates to Peniarth.
  • II Llwyn
    The three cottages lie at the end of a trackway leading off the Llanegryn to Abergynolwyn road, opposite the gates to Peniarth.
  • II Maes y Haf
    The house, one of a pair, lies on the S side of the road out of Llanegryn running towards Peniarth.
  • II Bryn meirion
    The house, one of a pair, lies on the S side of the road out of Llanegryn village towards Peniarth.
  • II Farm buildings associated with Trychiad Isaf
    The farm buildings are immediately to the N of Trychiad-isaf.
  • II Trychiad Uchaf
    The farmhouse is one of a pair situated directly E of the chapels in the village, and is reached by a farm road running S off the road to Peniarth from the far end of the village.
  • II Trychiad Isaf
    The house is one of a pair of farmhouses lying directly E of the chapels at the E end of the village. It is reached by a farm road running S off the main road from the village to Peniarth
  • II Capel Bethel, with vestry and front railed forecourt
    The chapel is at the E end of the village, connected to Capel Ebenezer by vestries forming a long facade.

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