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Gate piers, gates and railings at Penlan Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Mostyn, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3149 / 53°18'53"N

Longitude: -3.2658 / 3°15'56"W

OS Eastings: 315765

OS Northings: 380525

OS Grid: SJ157805

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZM3.RD

Mapcode Global: WH76B.TY12

Entry Name: Gate piers, gates and railings at Penlan Lodge

Listing Date: 28 March 2002

Last Amended: 28 March 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26287

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Approximately 1km E of Mostyn Hall and reached by private drive on the W side of the main road through Rhewl Mostyn.

County: Flintshire

Community: Mostyn

Community: Mostyn

Locality: Mostyn Park

Built-Up Area: Mostyn

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Mostyn Hall is a large country house, the seat of the Mostyn family and its antecedents since the C15. The house, mainly of the C16 and C17, was extensively remodelled by Ambrose Poynter, architect, in 1846-7, subsequent to which a series of lodges and gates were added at the various entrances to the park. The gateway beside Penlan Lodge is probably later than the lodge as it is not indicated on the 1849 Tithe map, but it is shown on the 1871 Ordnance Survey.

Exterior

Comprising double gates with railings continuing on the SW side in front of the lodge. The square ashlar piers have stepped caps with polygonal urn finials (missing on the NE side). Double iron gates have simple pyramid finials and waisted finials to the stanchions. The railings, with similar mouldings, continue on the SW side and terminate with an ashlar pier similar to the main gate piers.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-detailed C19 gateway and as one of a fine series of C19 lodges and gates forming the architectural setting of Mostyn Park.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Penlan Lodge
    Approximately 1km E of Mostyn Hall and reached by private drive on the W side of the main road through Rhewl Mostyn.
  • II Gate piers and gates at rear of Ivy House
    Set back on the N side of the main through Rhewl Mostyn, behind Ivy House and NW of The Swan public house.
  • II Ivy House
    Set back on the N side of the main road through Rhewl Mostyn NW of The Swan public house.
  • II The Lletty Hotel
    Fronting the main road between Mostyn and Maes Pennant. A lane on the E side leads to Maes Pennant.
  • II Mostyn No. 1 Signal Box
    Situated to the SE of Mostyn Station, set between the up and down tracks and formerly reached from the main road by a footbridge, now removed.
  • II Mostyn Lodge Hotel
    Fronting the S side of the road with car park to W.
  • II Goods Shed to SE of Mostyn Station
    Fronting the road with railway tracks to rear.
  • II Station Building, Mostyn Station
    Located alongside the road with yard in front and railway tracks to rear.

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