Gate · Portals

Open gates

A selection of gates previously posted in My New Shy: from near Crickhowell

 Page Park, Staple Hill, Bristol … Partrishow church, Powys … Black Mountains, Powys … House gates, CrickhowellHouse gates, Llangattock, Powys …Pembrokeshire gate, Maenclochog, Preseli Hills … Garden gate, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire … Bedwellty Park gates, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

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6 thoughts on “Open gates

    1. The Pembrokeshire gate design is traditional (variations occur in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire) and is deliberately used by the National Park. The Abergavenny gate is mass-produced; I’ve noted others in the Gwent area. The bird-themed one in Crickhowell is a one-off, made by the woman (now sadly passed on) who used to live there. Every one tells a different story! 🙂

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        1. She was indeed: Catharine Marr-Johnson, who died in 2014, the year we moved to Crickhowell so we never met her. I’ve posted a handful of her sculptures on Instagram under the hashtag #CatharineMarrJohnson

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