A strong; visually-appealing compound wall gate provides protection; gives a glimpse of the owner?s taste and sets the tone for the interiors. just as most of us give a lot of importance to the decor of the home; the gardens and porch; we should also pay attention to the outward-facing compound wall gate. wrought iron the most commonly seen material for compound wall gates is wrought iron. it is a hard metal that is known for its durability and longevity ? it can withstand harsh weather conditions and last for generations. to avoid rusting and to give it a fresh; new look; a wrought iron gate can be regularly painted. a variety of wrought iron compound wall grille designs are available; though they may not be the best way to go if you want complete privacy from the street outside. plant - section - view. autocad - dwg.