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Garden seat in SW garden of Vaynol Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2018 / 53°12'6"N

Longitude: -4.1923 / 4°11'32"W

OS Eastings: 253660

OS Northings: 369436

OS Grid: SH536694

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.282R

Mapcode Global: WH546.KSV9

Entry Name: Garden seat in SW garden of Vaynol Hall

Listing Date: 22 September 1997

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18911

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The seat is located in the end embayment of the SW garden of Vaynol Hall, facing towards the SE.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Vaynol Park

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The seat is in an C18 Kentian style, and possibly of that date, and was placed in the SW garden when it was laid out, either contemporary with the later remodelling of Vaynol Hall, or in 1913 when there are references in the Estate Papers to 'Garden Alterations'.

Exterior

Of limestone. Segmental in shape supported on 3 winged dragons, and with a balustraded back rest with console stops.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important element in the design of the SW garden; part of the classicising setting of Vaynol Hall.

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