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Main gates and gatepiers to Carmarthen Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8559 / 51°51'21"N

Longitude: -4.3141 / 4°18'50"W

OS Eastings: 240727

OS Northings: 220012

OS Grid: SN407200

Mapcode National: GBR DG.T6JT

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.5MN3

Entry Name: Main gates and gatepiers to Carmarthen Park

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82167

Building Class: Civil

Location: Situated by Park Lodge, SW of Christ Church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Double wrought-iron gates and flanking pedestrian gates with 4 cast-iron gatepiers, made by Coalbrookdale Foundry, erected 1900. Gates restored 2001.

Exterior

Ornate set of gatepiers and gates at main entry to Carmarthen Park. Two tall cast-iron panelled piers with fielded panels, moulded plinths and cornices and urns on pedestals above. Two similar but shorter outer piers. Double high main gates with much ornate scrollwork and scrolled cresting with flowers. Single simpler pedestrian gates. Gatepiers are marked Coalbrookdale. Plaque on main gate 'These gates were erected by T.J. Harries, Oxford St London AD 1900' and another plaque recording 2001 restoration for Carmarthen Town Council.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine example of cast and wrought iron work with unusually elaborate cast-iron gatepiers. Part of a reletively complete urban park of C1900.

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