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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
Source ID: 82167
Building Class: Civil
Location: Situated by Park Lodge, SW of Christ Church.
Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)
Built-Up Area: Carmarthen
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Double wrought-iron gates and flanking pedestrian gates with 4 cast-iron gatepiers, made by Coalbrookdale Foundry, erected 1900. Gates restored 2001.
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.
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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