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Lower terrace wall in S garden at Talygarn

A Grade II Listed Building in Pont-y-Clun, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5104 / 51°30'37"N

Longitude: -3.3963 / 3°23'46"W

OS Eastings: 303195

OS Northings: 179975

OS Grid: ST031799

Mapcode National: GBR HN.J0FK

Mapcode Global: VH6F3.29VH

Entry Name: Lower terrace wall in S garden at Talygarn

Listing Date: 15 August 2000

Last Amended: 15 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23919

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On the S side of the house.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Pont-y-clun

Community: Pont-y-Clun

Locality: Talygarn

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The terraces in the S garden were created in 1893 and comprised a terrace for taking tea and a rose garden. The terrace walls were mostly built by 1899 and are shown on the Ordnance Survey of that date, while steps were added to the lower terrace wall by 1914, by which time a sundial had also been added to the lower terrace, around which rose beds were laid.

Talygarn was purchased by G.T. Clark, the prominent industrialist and antiquary, in 1865. The present house retains the core of an earlier house and was built mainly 1879-82 with further important additions in 1892-4 and the early C20. The gardens and park were laid out from 1877 with formal gardens to the S, W and N of the house, and with informal woodland grounds centred on a lake to the S of the house.

Exterior

A terrace revetment wall aligned E-W, of rubble stone. It has an openwork parapet of intersecting arches, and central stone steps flanked by square piers, with similar terminal and intermediate piers.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Talygarn and other associated listed items.

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