History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Terraced steps in Buckland Hall Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Talybont-on-Usk, Powys

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8834 / 51°53'0"N

Longitude: -3.2644 / 3°15'51"W

OS Eastings: 313067

OS Northings: 221294

OS Grid: SO130212

Mapcode National: GBR YV.RGX6

Mapcode Global: VH6C7.CXLK

Entry Name: Terraced steps in Buckland Hall Garden

Listing Date: 17 December 1998

Last Amended: 17 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21189

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The terraced garden runs to SW of Buckland House, these steps being towards the end nearest the house.

County: Powys

Community: Talybont-on-Usk (Tal-y-bont ar Wysg)

Community: Talybont-on-Usk

Locality: Buckland

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

Find accommodation in
Llansantffread

History

Dated by the Gardens Register as c 1910. They lead to a set of walks in the lower woodland above the house. Buckland Hall was rebuilt in 1898 and owned by the Gwynne Holford family from the mid C19 until 1935.

Exterior

An Italianate flight of stone steps, the lower section a series of 7 wide shallow steps with low bordering parapet walls which have wide shallow saddleback coping. The flight bifurcates and 7 steps ascend on either side of a curved central wall with a semicircular trough at base, ending in low piers with shallow capstones; 7 steps return and a flight of 11 steps ascends to a gateway with piers of tooled stone blocks, at the entrance to the terraced woodland walks. The stone is laid in narrow courses; stone flags to the landings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a particularly decorative early C20 garden feature and for group value with other listed items within the grounds at Buckland.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.