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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
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.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
The formal entrance to the driveway to the Peniarth Estate was provided with an improved entrance in the mid C19.
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.
Included as a simple, well-detailed entrance to an important estate.
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