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Wall to Castle Parade House

A Grade II Listed Building in Usk, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7043 / 51°42'15"N

Longitude: -2.9017 / 2°54'5"W

OS Eastings: 337788

OS Northings: 201004

OS Grid: SO377010

Mapcode National: GBR J9.3YMP

Mapcode Global: VH79V.NFCB

Entry Name: Wall to Castle Parade House

Listing Date: 30 April 2004

Last Amended: 30 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82792

Building Class: Domestic

Location: On N side of Castle Parade, forming S boundary of Castle Parade House to Road.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Usk

Community: Usk (Brynbuga)

Community: Usk

Built-Up Area: Usk

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably early C19. before the construction of the present (turnpike) road in the mic C19, Castle Street continued across Castle Parade into what are now the grounds of Castle Parade House beyond the ornamental doorway to the east.

Exterior

Stone wall about 1.5 metres high with brick coping. Set of iron gates with flanking gatepiers; to sides of gates dwarf walls have railings with scrolled panels. At E end, set back between walls with crenellations, doorway with stone surrounds, boarded door. The arched recess in the wall was formerly a fountain.

Reasons for Listing

Included for Group Value with Castle Parade House.

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