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THE PLATFORM, PIERCEFIELD
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 07828g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : St Arvans Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : ST5328595357 Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Viewing platform Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : The Platform was one of the principle viewing structures constructed along the length of the 18th century Piercefield Walk.
Description : This is an elevated viewing platform, 7.5m wide by 2.8m deep, built of well-masoned coursed limestone rubble over a natural rock outcrop. The Platform was one of the principle viewing structures constructed along the length of the 18th century Piercefield Walk. In its heyday, this famous 18th century walk attracted visitors from both Britain and abroad who came to admire the deliberate landscaped views it offered of the Wye Valley.
Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/ Copy in further information file.
Desc Text/Cadw/2000/New entry to the schedule of monuments
Letter/Cadw/2007/Application for scheduled monument consent
04/Desc Text/Cadw/Application for Grant Aid/2008/Copy in further information file.