History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Front Wall and Entrance Gates of Mathern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathern, Monmouthshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6156 / 51°36'56"N

Longitude: -2.6889 / 2°41'20"W

OS Eastings: 352397

OS Northings: 190977

OS Grid: ST523909

Mapcode National: GBR JL.9JB3

Mapcode Global: VH87T.BNVB

Entry Name: Front Wall and Entrance Gates of Mathern House

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Last Amended: 10 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24097

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In the centre of Mathern village about 150m north east of the Church of St Tewdric and opposite Mathern Lodge.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Mathern (Matharn)

Community: Mathern

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Find accommodation in
Chepstow

History

Early C19 entrance gates with flanking walls built to enhance the approach to Mathern House (qv). It does not appear on the tithe map of 1839 but must have been built about this time.

Exterior

Rendered and painted wall of very unusual design. The wall has a double convex bow with central entrance gates and in the centre of each bow is a foot gate. The wall has piers at either end and is otherwise topped by wrought iron spear-head railings wihich are repeated in the gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a very unusual early C19 garden wall which has group value with the adjacent Mathern House and Mathern Lodge.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.