Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
Date of Amendment
Name of Property
Gatepiers at Driveway entrance to Cyfarthfa Castel
By the main A470 road (and formerly with twin castellated lodges within the park).
ca 1825. Probably designed by Robert Lugar (the demolished lodges matched the style of the house).
Two fine sections of ironwork railings with ironwork gate piers flanking the driveway. Large urn finials surmount round gatepiers with hinges, attached cluster of smaller urn-topped uprights. Matching pair of ironwork gates. Spear railings sweep down with 7 bays to left and right divided by square groups of urn-finial uprights; spear dog-bars. Railings are attached at outer ends to square, castellated stone turrets with boundary walls beyond.
Gates restored (Spring 1987).
Reason for designation
Group value with other listed items at Cyfarthfa Castle park and Pandy Farm.
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