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Portskewett Gates and Gatepiers at St Pierre

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathern, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6118 / 51°36'42"N

Longitude: -2.7133 / 2°42'48"W

OS Eastings: 350701

OS Northings: 190575

OS Grid: ST507905

Mapcode National: GBR JK.9Q5Z

Mapcode Global: VH87S.XRF7

Entry Name: Portskewett Gates and Gatepiers at St Pierre

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Last Amended: 10 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24093

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 100m east of Parkwall roundabout and about 900m west of St Pierre Hotel.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Mathern (Matharn)

Community: Mathern

Locality: St Pierre

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

The main entrance drive to St Pierre was moved to this site in the late C18 with the introduction of the more Reptonian landscape. A lodge was built in the Gothick style, but this has been altered.

Exterior

Gateway in the Neo-classical style built of Bath stone ashlar with wrought iron gates and railings. Large rusticated piers with central plain panel and moulded cornice frame panels of wrought iron spear headed railings which are now a little damaged. These frame the central double gates which have taller rusticated piers with moulded caps. The double gates are decorative wrought iron and are complete. The whole ensemble was, at the time of resurvey, much overgrown with ivy and the details are difficult to check.

Reasons for Listing

Included as good and unaltered late C18 entrance gates to an important historic landscape.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Boundary Wall of St Pierre Hotel
    Stretching north for about 300m along the A48 and south for about 300m on the Sudbrook road from Portskewett gates at the Parkwall roundabout on the A48.
  • II Hill Barn at Parkwall Farm
    About 500m north west of the Parkwall roundabout on the A48 approached through Parkwall Farm.
  • II Cowshed at Hill Barn, Parkwall Farm
    About 500m north west of the Parkwall roundabout on the A48 approached through Parkwall Farm.
  • II Church of St Peter
    About 1000m south west of the Church of St Tewdric but approached off the A48 immediately to the south of the bridge over the M48.
  • II* Gatehouse and attached range at St Pierre Hotel
    Forming the main entrance to the St Pierre Hotel.
  • II St Pierre Hotel
    About 1000m south west of the Church of St Tewdric but approached off the A48 immediately to the south of the bridge over the M48.
  • II The Old Cottage
    Attached to the east end of Ifton Hill House.
  • II Ifton Hill House
    At the east end of Portskewett Community about 500m south of Parkwall roundabout on the A48.

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