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Fountain pool including iron pipe in Coed y Terrace wood south-west of the Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0742 / 53°4'27"N

Longitude: -4.3034 / 4°18'12"W

OS Eastings: 245784

OS Northings: 355481

OS Grid: SH457554

Mapcode National: GBR 5G.BC31

Mapcode Global: WH43L.VZXL

Entry Name: Fountain pool including iron pipe in Coed y Terrace wood south-west of the Farm

Listing Date: 8 September 1998

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20503

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in the woodland south-west of the College Farm and north-east of the house. Reached from the former east drive.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Glynllifon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Possibly part of the 3rd Lord Newborough's improvements c1840 contemporary with the rebuilding of the house. Although now overgrown this area a main part of the pleasure grounds with a network of paths.

Glynllifon was the seat of the Wynn family and Sir Thomas John Wynn became the 1st Lord Newborough in 1776. The house was rebuilt after a fire 1836-48 by Edward Haycock, architect of Shrewsbury.

Exterior

Large oval-shaped pool, brick-lined with stone edging. At east end is a tall (?5m high) cast-iron post with launder at the top emptying water down into the pool.

Reasons for Listing

Included as one of the many water features in the well-preserved C19 park and pleasure grounds at Glynllifon.

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