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Walled Garden at Edwinsford

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9945 / 51°59'40"N

Longitude: -3.9947 / 3°59'40"W

OS Eastings: 263144

OS Northings: 234778

OS Grid: SN631347

Mapcode National: GBR DW.JFRQ

Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.Q409

Entry Name: Walled Garden at Edwinsford

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15997

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Edwinsford is reached off the B4337 between Llansawel and Talley and is situated on the banks of the River Cothi which is the boundary between the two communities. The walled garden is immediately

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Edwinsford

Community: Llansawel

Community: Llansawel

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Former walled garden belonging to Edwinsford mansion, the derelict ancient seat of the Williams family. The Gardener's cottage to the SW (Garden Cottage) was built 1811-12; the garden seems to be of similar date.

Exterior

Early C19 walled garden. 3m high rubble walls enclosing irregularly shaped garden measuring 2.204 ha. Main gate to SW, slightly to left of Garden Cottage, tall piers of squared rubble with raised table and coping; rebated for (missing) gates. Gardener's entry to rear of Garden Cottage. Tall piers of squared rubble flanking low doorway with elliptical stone voussoired head, string course above, rubble infill overhead. Continuous coping, stone ball finials to piers. Timber planked and studded door.. Doorway to SE corner to right of the Coach House, boarded door; stone voussoired head. Similar door to NE corner.

Derelict single storey rubble building to NE corner. Garden overgrown and mostly disused.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with mansion and listed estate buildings.

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