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Wall and Railings at Hope Independent Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontarddulais, Swansea

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Latitude: 51.7146 / 51°42'52"N

Longitude: -4.0416 / 4°2'29"W

OS Eastings: 259051

OS Northings: 203738

OS Grid: SN590037

Mapcode National: GBR GW.640H

Mapcode Global: VH4JV.W5QD

Entry Name: Wall and Railings at Hope Independent Chapel

Listing Date: 19 May 2003

Last Amended: 19 May 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81148

Location: Situated immediately in front of Hope Independent Chapel, at the side of St Teilo Street in the centre of Pontarddulais, opposite the junction with New Road.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Pontardulais (Pontarddulais)

Community: Pontardulais

Built-Up Area: Pontarddulais

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Probably constructed at the same time as the chapel.


Dwarf wall in rock-faced rubble with painted Bathstone coping, iron rails, piers and gates. Two entrances towards outer ends having wide cast iron pillars with square plinths, rounded lower sections, lozenge projections, then decorative upper sections capped by small ball finials. To west is single gate with finials of 3 spikes above top bar and scrolls to outer bars. Low horizontal bar has dog-bars beneath and similar finials over. Paired gates to E end in similar style. Railings have similar finials, with thicker decorated posts with pointed finials separating panels. End piers in rock faced stone with pyramid caps.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a typical example of local ironwork railings and for group value with the adjacent chapel.

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