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Teahouse in garden of Mounton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mathern, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6336 / 51°38'0"N

Longitude: -2.7032 / 2°42'11"W

OS Eastings: 351424

OS Northings: 192985

OS Grid: ST514929

Mapcode National: GBR JL.86QJ

Mapcode Global: VH87T.368J

Entry Name: Teahouse in garden of Mounton House

Listing Date: 10 October 2000

Last Amended: 10 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24080

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 100m south of Mounton House.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Mathern (Matharn)

Community: Mathern

Locality: Mounton

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Part of the elaborate gardens designed for Mounton House by H Avray Tipping and Eric Francis in 1912. Despite some damage this teahouse is an important feature which has strong group value with Mounton House and other garden features.

Exterior

Constructed of stone with the main front of timber framing with plastered infill to the panels and a Welsh slate roof. Small square building with a tall gabled front, now covered over on the lower floor. The ground floor has an open window space over studwork on either side of a central open doorway, all now covered over. Above this is vertical studwork with a blocked window above, this has continuous glazing in three panels, then more vertical studding in the gable. The sides and rear of the building are incorporated into the walls of the orchard.

Interior

Interior not available for inspection at the time of resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an important design feature of an early C20 garden having group value with other garden features as well as Mounton House and the ancilliary buildings, designed as a whole and constructed 1910-1912 by H Avray Tipping and Eric Francis.

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