PIERCEFIELD, THE ALCOVE, CHEPSTOW
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
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).