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Garden seat at foot of avenue to SW of back lawn at Trawsgoed House

A Grade II Listed Building in Trawsgoed, Ceredigion

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3383 / 52°20'18"N

Longitude: -3.9551 / 3°57'18"W

OS Eastings: 266893

OS Northings: 272939

OS Grid: SN668729

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.TSYV

Mapcode Global: VH4FT.DHF8

Entry Name: Garden seat at foot of avenue to SW of back lawn at Trawsgoed House

Listing Date: 31 March 2004

Last Amended: 31 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82652

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at end of axis from centre of garden front through fountain and formal steps to SW of the mansion at Trawsgoed.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Trawsgoed

Community: Trawsgoed

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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History

Later C19 ashlar bench in Renaissance style, probably part of the 1889-91 garden extension made by the 6th Earl of Lisburne, with the steps and terrace that it faces.

Exterior

Curved ashlar bench with carved winged lion ends, seat supported on an acanthus-carved low centre pier and curving back with moulded cornice and finely carved mirrored acanthus scrolls each side of centre lion-mask. Back is panelled in 2 long panels with moulded roundel to centre and half-roundel each end, the centre roundel with armorial shield.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the mansion and as part of a later C19 formal garden layout.

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