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GWYDIR CASTLE, GARDEN, LLANRWST

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© Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 86386

Map Reference SH76SE

Grid Reference SH7963261023

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Trefriw

Type of Site COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN

Broad Class GARDENS PARKS AND URBAN SPACES

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. Parklands & Gardens of Wales No:PGW.GD4
GWYDIR Partial survival of a sixteenth-century garden including walls and gateways, around contemporary unit-system house; later features of interest including a pool with fountain, yew avenue and box parterre; exceptional possibly early seventeenth-century complex of summer house, viewing mount walled kitchen garden and bowling green at Gwydir Uchaf.
From sixteenth-nineteenth century. CSB from Register. RCAHMW, 24th November 2004.

2. This garden is depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25-inch map of Caernarvonshire XIX, sheet 1 (1900). Its main elements on that map include avenue, kitchen garden, fountain, formal garden, a possible second formal garden and a sundial. C.H. Nicholas, RCAHMW, 10th August 2006.

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