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PIERCEFIELD, THE PLATFORM, CHEPSTOW

Site Details


NPRN 276013

Map Reference ST59NW

Grid Reference ST5328595357

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community St Arvans

Type of Site FOLLY

Broad Class Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. An elevated viewing platform, 7.5m wide by 2.8m deep, built out over a natural rock outcrop. The platform was one of the principle viewing structures constructed along the length of the 18th-century Piercefield Walk.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 08. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHMW 03. 2006

2. This garden is depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25-inch map of Monmouthshire XXVI, sheet 13 (1902). C.S.Briggs 16.05.06

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