Derry Ormond, Ceredigion, Wales
Record Id: 1080
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The essential features of the picturesque landscaping in the park were designed by C.R. Cockerell. This includes three lakes, associated cascades and a magnificent bridge. Cockerell manipulated the water so as to maximise the picturesque views within the park and from the house. Derry Ormond Tower is a prominent eyecatcher built to be seen from the house.
Brief history of site
The house dated to 1824-7. It was a substantial Classical mansion with a conservatory, and was designed by C.R. Cockerell. The house was demolished in 1953. The structure and some of the planting of a grand and extensive terraced garden survives. The terraces were extended and redesigned by William Goldring 1905.
Address: Betws Bledrws, SA48 8PA
Ceredigion; Llangybi; Llangybi
Historical County: Cardiganshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||146||Grid Ref:||SN592525|
Form of site: terraced garden
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Site first created: 1824 to 1827
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 35