Garden seat in SW garden of Vaynol Hall
A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd
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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
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.
Locality: Vaynol Park
Traditional County: Caernarfonshire
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'.
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.
Other nearby listed buildings
Located at the centre of Vaynol Park, SW of the Old Hall, and having gardens adjoining to the SW.
Classical statue to SW of Vaynol Hall
The statue stands on the axis of the SW garden of Vaynol Hall, in a clearing on the edge of woodland beyond the garden balustrade.
Well Head to SW of Vaynol Hall
The well head is set in woodland, on the axis of the SW garden, approximately 8m beyond the Classical Statue.
Coach House to N of Vaynol Hall
The coach house faces the rear of Vaynol Hall, on a splayed angle on the N side of the driveway.
Putti and pedestal in formal garden NE of Vaynol Hall.
The formal Italian Garden stands between Vaynol Old Hall and Vaynol Hall, in the heart of Vaynol Park.
Urn and pedestal in formal garden NE of Vaynol Hall.
The formal Italian garden stands between Vaynol Old Hall and Vaynol Hall, in the heart of Vaynol Park. The urn is mounted at the centre of the garden, where a transverse path crosses the main axis le
Terrace Walls and fountain to formal garden to NE of Vaynol Hall.
The formal Italian Garden is set mid way between Vaynol Old Hall and Vaynol Hall, to provide a pleasant link between the two.
Gateway with bellcage at head of formal garden NE of Vaynol Hall
The gateway is located at the top end of the formal Italian Garden, E of Vaynol Hall, and provides access to the tennis courts and glasshouses.