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Latitude: 51.8721 / 51°52'19"N
Longitude: -3.2074 / 3°12'26"W
OS Eastings: 316971
OS Northings: 219970
OS Grid: SO169199
Mapcode National: GBR YX.SC1B
Mapcode Global: VH6CG.C67P
Entry Name: Gazebo including attached kitchen garden walls at Gliffaes
Listing Date: 21 October 1998
Last Amended: 21 October 1998
Source ID: 20632
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: On NW side of main house at Gliffaes and with walls of former kitchen garden attached.
Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine (Llanfihangel Cwm Du gyda Bwlch a Chathedin)
Community: Llanfihangel Cwmdu with Bwlch and Cathedine
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The gardens at Gliffaes were laid by William H. West c1845 but the kitchen garden, to which the gazebo was attached, is probably later and associated with the building of a new house c1881. The house became a hotel c1936, after which the kitchen garden appears to have become disused, and parts of its walls taken down early 1960s.
Three storeys, the upper storey narrower, and square in plan, of rubble stone. Pyramidal slate roof with projecting eaves. The S side has 1st-floor doorway reached by stone steps built against garden wall and leading to a landing consisting of a stone slab on a rebuilt pier. The doorway has a big stone lintel and a boarded door. Beneath is another boarded door and in the upper storey is a small shuttered opening. In the E wall is a 2-light casement under a stone lintel in the lower storey, a tall 2-light casement in the middle storey under a lintel and hood mould, and a small shuttered opening above.
The kitchen garden is in two sections, the walls of which are considerably reduced in height.
Not inspected at time of survey (August 1997).
A prominent garden building retaining original character and contributing to the setting of the main house.
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