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Brief description of site

The grounds at Treberfydd were designed by William A. Nesfield in the mid-19th century, when the 18th-century house was rebuilt. Nesfield's original plan survives and the layout of the garden is largely unchanged. Some of his planting also survives. There is a kitchen garden and a small park. The house and gardens are open for guided tours for a few weeks only in the summer.

Brief history of site

Roebert Raikes bought Treberfydd in 1848 in order to set up a centre for Tractarian worship. The house is still in the Raikes family today. A small part of the house is let out on a self-catering basis.

Location information:

Address: Pennorth, LD3 7PX

Locality: Brecon

Local Authorities:

Powys; Llangors; Llangors

Historical County: Brecknockshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 161 Grid Ref: SO 129256
Latitude: 51.9221 Longitude: -3.26794

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The house and gardens are open during August only. Please see:
http://www.treberfydd.com/id7.html

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: detached house

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Extant

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