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Pan figure and pool in walled 'knot' garden at Bryn Bras Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanrug, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1406 / 53°8'25"N

Longitude: -4.1777 / 4°10'39"W

OS Eastings: 254428

OS Northings: 362593

OS Grid: SH544625

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.65NM

Mapcode Global: WH54L.SBS7

Entry Name: Pan figure and pool in walled 'knot' garden at Bryn Bras Castle

Listing Date: 27 August 1999

Last Amended: 27 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22258

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located in the walled 'knot' garden near its southern side.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanrug

Community: Llanrug

Locality: Bwlch

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

The pool, first referred to as a 'good sized pond' in 1860, was remodelled and the statue erected as part of the transformation of the old kitchen garden into a 'knot' garden for Duncan Alves during the 1920s.

Exterior

Pool and statue. Circular pool with concrete lining and surround, about 3m in diameter, containing in the centre a fountain and slightly small than life-size stone figure of Pan on a square plinth.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an integral architectural feature of the walled 'knot' garden created during the 1920s, an important period in the development of the gardens and grounds at Bryn Bras Castle.

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