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Gatepiers, gates and railings to S of St David's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8566 / 51°51'23"N

Longitude: -4.332 / 4°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 239500

OS Northings: 220126

OS Grid: SN395201

Mapcode National: GBR DF.T83F

Mapcode Global: VH3LG.VLQL

Entry Name: Gatepiers, gates and railings to S of St David's Hospital

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82157

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated on S side of St David's Hospital.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Iron gates and railings to forecourt of Joint Counties Asylum built in 1865-9 to designs by D. Brandon. Railings made by T. Bright of Old Foundry Carmarthen.

Exterior

Forecourt damaged iron railings on low stone wall with grey limestone coping. Rails have Gothic finials, stanchions have fluted posts and more ornate finials. Two gateways have Gothic pierced cast-iron gatepiers with large 4-branch leaf finials. Gatepiers marked T. Bright Old Foundry Carmarthen. Pairs of gates, similar to railings, with dog-bars.

Reasons for Listing

Included as example of local iron work of quality, and for group value with the hospital.

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