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Eastern pair of lamp standards in Carmarthen Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8559 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3142 / 4°18'51"W

OS Eastings: 240720

OS Northings: 220006

OS Grid: SN407200

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T6JV

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.5ML5

Entry Name: Eastern pair of lamp standards in Carmarthen Park

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82152

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated just inside main entrance on left side of roadway.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

One of pair of cast-iron lampstands in Gothic style, marked as made by James Davies, Towy Works, Carmarthen, and presumably erected 1900 when park was opened. There is a suggestion that these lampstands were originally to Christ Church, Lammas Street.

Exterior

One of 2 cast iron lamp standards, painted black and white, on square concrete bases. Square section plinth, then shaft with chamfered angles and pierced panel each side with roundels, then square panel each side pierced with embellished quatrefoil, under 4 very short inset angle columns under pierced rosette each face and corbelled cap. Plain large lamp above may be C20 replacement. Plinths are marked James Davies, Carmarthen.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an ornate piece of late Victorian cast-iron park furniture. Part of a relatively complete urban park of C1900.

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