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Walls of Walled Garden at The Grondra

A Grade II Listed Building in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6391 / 51°38'20"N

Longitude: -2.734 / 2°44'2"W

OS Eastings: 349303

OS Northings: 193616

OS Grid: ST493936

Mapcode National: GBR JJ.7YVT

Mapcode Global: VH87S.K2JB

Entry Name: Walls of Walled Garden at The Grondra

Listing Date: 30 January 2001

Last Amended: 30 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24571

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 100m south of The Gronau.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Shirenewton (Drenewydd Gelli-farch)

Community: Shirenewton

Locality: The Grondra

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A probably c1800 walled garden, which could be contemporary with the slightly earlier house.

Exterior

A large rectangular walled garden about 50m x 60m with walls about 3m in height. The walls are built of coursed squared red sandstone rubble with dressed copings. The inner faces are in red brick. There is a pair of red brick gatepiers and wrought iron gates which have been introduced in the late C20. There are three other small original doorways.

Interior

There is evidence on the north wall of greenhouses now removed.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late C18 or early C19 walled garden having group value with the adjacent The Grondra and its icehouse.

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