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Cemetery Gates, Gatepiers and adjoiniing railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8026 / 51°48'9"N

Longitude: -4.9794 / 4°58'45"W

OS Eastings: 194674

OS Northings: 215748

OS Grid: SM946157

Mapcode National: GBR CK.XPJQ

Mapcode Global: VH1RD.MYYJ

Entry Name: Cemetery Gates, Gatepiers and adjoiniing railings

Listing Date: 30 November 2005

Last Amended: 30 November 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 87050

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Situated at the end of City Road, just N of junction with Hawthorn Rise.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd)

Community: Haverfordwest

Built-Up Area: Haverfordwest

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Cast iron gatepiers and gates to St Martin's Cemetery, the principal town cemetery, laid out c. 1860.

Exterior

Two large cast-iron Gothic gatepiers, octagonal openwork with cusped narrow panels on two levels, moulded base and cap. Double cast-iron gates with two rows of long openings, cusped at top and bottom, between three rows of cusped squares, and cresting above top rail. Matching railings on rubble stone walls with stone coping, the railings with cusped squares to top and bottom, cresting and ornate standards with octagonal shafts and big finials. Three bays of railing each side of gates.

Reasons for Listing

Included for their special interest as unusually ornate Victorian decorative cast-iron work at a major public cemetery.

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