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GNOLL HOUSE

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NPRN 18814

Map Reference SS79NE

Grid Reference SS76049727

Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot

Old County Glamorgan

Community Neath

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period 18th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description Gnoll House was built by Sir Herbert Mackworth in 1776-8, the architect was John Johnson of Leicester. The house was 3 storied with an attached glass conservatory, it had round corner towers in a Georgian castellated style and either replaced or was adapted from an earlier house in the classical style. In 1881 the castellations were removed and the east wing was demolished. The entire house was demolished in 1957.

Source: early black and white photograph, undated.

RCAHMW, 19th December 2007.

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