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Walled Garden at Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangynhafal, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1613 / 53°9'40"N

Longitude: -3.301 / 3°18'3"W

OS Eastings: 313111

OS Northings: 363477

OS Grid: SJ131634

Mapcode National: GBR 6S.4W30

Mapcode Global: WH773.8SBV

Entry Name: Walled Garden at Old Rectory

Listing Date: 30 July 2002

Last Amended: 30 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26799

Building Class: Domestic

Location: To the rear and sides, especially to the right, of the Old Rectory.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llangynhafal

Community: Llangynhafal

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Probably late C18, contemporary with the house; large quantities of bricks in informal terracing revetments within the garden may come from an earlier front wall of this garden in brickwork, where there is now a low slate wall.

Exterior

The wall of a walled garden to the rear and sides of the Old Rectory, joined at front to the corners of the house in a manner suggesting symmetrical side wings. The wall at sides and rear remains to its full height (about 3m); there are shallow buttresses at intervals. At front much of the wall has been replaced by a low wall in slate. Most of the area enclosed is lawn with terraced gardens at the rear.

Reasons for Listing

A fine walled garden constituting the early setting of the Old Rectory, and listed for group value with it.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Old Rectory
    About 200m west of the parish church, reached by a private drive from the crossroads below the churc
  • I Church of St Cynhafal
    Reached by a minor road east of Llangynhafal. The churchyard is circular, considerably raised above
  • II Plas-yn-llan
    In Llangynhafal, overlooking and immediately east of the parish church.
  • II Cruck Barn at Ty-coch
    In the farmyard of Ty-coch, at the east side of the minor road from Llangwyfan to Llangynhafal.
  • II Ffynnon Gynhafal
    To south side of Plas Dolben farmhouse, the water issuing at the corner of a field.
  • II Former Outbuildings to the South-west of Plas-Draw
    Set back on the east side of the minor road from Llangynhafal to Hirwaen (in Llanbedr), in front of
  • II* Plas-draw
    Set back on the east side of the minor road from Llangynhafal to Hirwaen (in Llanbedr).
  • II Wern-fawr Farmhouse
    Set about 500m back on the east side of the minor road from Llangynhafal to Hirwaen (in Llanbedr), t

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