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Part/component area of: Powis Castle


Brief description of site

The Fountain Garden is surrounded by a castellated yew hedge and contains geometrically arranged yew obelisks. The Formal Garden features pairs of pyramidal fruit trees lining the paths and a vine arch.

Brief history of site

The Formal and Fountain Gardens at Powis Castle were created by Lady Powis in the early-20th century, partly on the site of an earlier kitchen garden.

Location information:

Address: Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF

Locality: Welshpool

Local Authorities:

Powys; Welshpool; Welshpool

Historical County: Montgomeryshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 126 Grid Ref: SJ 217064
Latitude: 52.6497 Longitude: -3.15881

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site is open daily between March and December.

Key information:

Form of site: formal garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Site Style : formal

Site first created: After 1900

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

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