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Latitude: 53.2796 / 53°16'46"N
Longitude: -4.2094 / 4°12'33"W
OS Eastings: 252787
OS Northings: 378121
OS Grid: SH527781
Mapcode National: GBR HNZ1.2JZ
Mapcode Global: WH53T.9TRP
Entry Name: Gardener's cottage and walled garden at Plas Gwyn
Listing Date: 14 January 2003
Last Amended: 14 January 2003
Source ID: 80827
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Set back, within private grounds, between the A5025 and the B5109 SW of Pentraeth. The gardener's cottage and walled garden are to SW of the house at Plas Gwyn.
County: Isle of Anglesey
Locality: Plas Gwyn Estate
Built-Up Area: Pentraeth
Traditional County: Anglesey
The mid C18 walled garden is probably contemporary with the adjacent house for which it was built. The mid C19 cottage and flanking buildings were built along the external N wall of the garden, a gardener''''s house and smithy recorded in the Census Returns of the Parish, 1851.
The enclosed garden covers an area of c0.5km², the walls are of handmade C18 bricks and stand to a height of c3.5m; flat slate coping. There are entrances in S, W and E walls. Buildings along the outer N wall include the gardener''''s cottage and outbuildings.
The cottage is built at right angles to the outer N wall of the garden. A rendered brick built gabled range of 2 storeys, with a canted bay at the S end housing the entrance under a slate roofed verandah which runs along the W and N walls. Slate roof has shaped and pierced barge and eaves boards. Windows are small paned casements. The cottage and adjacent buildings could not be closely inspected at the time of the survey but there is said (in Register of Parks and Gardens) to be a single storey barn to W and a shed and smithy to E.
Interior not inspected at the time of the survey.
Included as an integral component of the ancillary buildings grouped around the estate centre at Plas Gwyn.
Other nearby listed buildings