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Latitude: 51.4034 / 51°24'12"N
Longitude: -3.3707 / 3°22'14"W
OS Eastings: 304753
OS Northings: 168038
OS Grid: ST047680
Mapcode National: GBR HP.QT0B
Mapcode Global: VH6FH.JZFK
Entry Name: Retaining Walls of South Garden at Fonmon Castle
Listing Date: 30 September 2004
Last Amended: 30 September 2004
Source ID: 83159
Building Class: Domestic
Location: On the south side of Fonmon Castle.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Probably mainly mid/late C19 in design, but incorporating earlier fragmentary walls from the castle and from the late C17 'Keep Garden'. There have been alterations, additions and strengthening in the C20.
Castellated limestone rubble walling defining the main south terrace of the castle garden and retaining it against the east ravine. The highest corner by the beech tree has buttresses lately added.
Included for their group value within the gardens of Fonmon Castle.
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