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Brief description of site

The site has surviving earthworks, probably the remains of the Elizabethan gardens mentioned by George Owen. The remains consist of a raised walk and sunken, terraced garden, terraces to the north of the house as well as an enclosed garden with central pathway. To the west are the possible remains of a formal pond.

Brief history of site

The garden features were extant in 1774, when the property had been more or less abandoned.

Location information:

Address: Clay Lane, SA61 1UH

Locality: Haverfordwest

Local Authorities:

Pembrokeshire; Merlin's Bridge; Merlin's Bridge

Historical County: Pembrokeshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 157 Grid Ref: SM958145
Latitude: 51.7918 Longitude: -4.96239

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: pleasure garden

Context or principal building: heritage site

Site Style : formal

Site first created: 1550 to 1774

Main period of development: 16th century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 1

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