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Garden terrace and steps at Craig-y-parc, Pentyrch

Description: Garden terrace and steps at Craig-y-parc

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 31 January 2000
Cadw Building ID: 22818

OS Grid Coordinates: 309598, 180815
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5185, -3.3031

Location: Pentyrch, Cardiff, Cardiff CF15 9PD

Locality: Pentyrch
County: Cardiff
Country: Wales
Postcode: CF15 9PD

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Listing Text

Location
Adjoining the S frontage of Craig-y-parc House with steps leading down from columned screen to the garden.

History
Built c 1915 by C E Mallows as part of the extensive garden development associated with the house.

Interior

Exterior
The terrace is at 3 levels. A wide Italianate flight of stone steps ascends from the lawn to the atrium, the lower steps splayed out beyond the walls which are of random rubble with thin stone coping with urns at end. A smiliar terrace rises behind and the staircase continues flanked by freestanding walls incorporating box shrubs at two levels, while parallell and set back on either side are the returns of the limestone balustrade which extends across the whole terrace at house level and comprises vase balusters, a plinth adjoining the top terrace wall and a shallow cornice, with wide-spaced rectangular supporting piers, solid wall at ends. 3 nosed steps lead up to the atrium and on either side against the house are low raised beds built of stone with flat stone coping.

Reason for Listing
Included at II* as integral part of the setting of the house; group value with the house and other listed garden features.

References
Cadw/Icomos Register of Landscapes, Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales, ref PGW(Gm)6(CDF),1994.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Notes:
Adjoining the S frontage of Craig-y-parc House with steps leading down from columned screen to the garden.

Source: Cadw

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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