PIERCEFIELD, THE ALCOVE, CHEPSTOW

Site Details



NPRN
276014
Map Reference
ST59SW
Grid Reference
ST5297194753
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
St Arvans
Type of Site
FOLLY
Broad Class
Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Period
Post Medieval;Modern

Site Description

1. The Alcove represents the southernmost structure of the Piercefield Walk. A semi-octagonal platform supports a semi-circular stone 'alcove' seat looking out upon clear views of the gorge, Chepstow Castle and town.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 08. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHWM 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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