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Latitude: 53.054 / 53°3'14"N
Longitude: -3.3248 / 3°19'29"W
OS Eastings: 311298
OS Northings: 351567
OS Grid: SJ112515
Mapcode National: GBR 6R.CNVK
Mapcode Global: WH77N.WHXL
Entry Name: Castellated Shooting Hide over Pond Outfall at Nantclwyd Hall
Listing Date: 21 March 2001
Last Amended: 21 March 2001
Source ID: 24980
Building Class: Domestic
Location: In the informal landscape beyond the south walled garden of Nantclwyd Hall.
Locality: Nantclwyd Hall
Traditional County: Denbighshire
A landscape feature in the grounds of Nantclwyd Hall, added by Clough Williams-Ellis for Sir Vivyan Naylor-Leyland in c1965. It stands beside a pool then formed on a little stream. The arched base of the structure from which the stream emerges is perhaps mid-C19, on the line of a mineral tramway which served limekilns a short distance to the east. The tower provides cover for the shooting of wildfowl.
A roughly circular tower in uncoursed local linestone rubble masonry with openings to east and west plus a small window at ground storey, and with an open upper storey reached by a rear staircase. The top is castellated.
An element in the scheme of Nantclwyd park improvements by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis; also listed for group value with the other listed items of the Hall and park.
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