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Part/component area of: Penllergare


Brief description of site

Very little of the formal garden area of Penllergare remains intact.

Location information:

Address: Penllergaer, SA4 9GH

Locality: Swansea

Local Authorities:

Swansea; Penllergaer; Penllergaer

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 159 Grid Ref: SS623991
Latitude: 51.6737 Longitude: -3.9928


The site is off the M4 at junction 47.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The site has some areas of public access.

Key information:

Form of site: formal garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: local government office

Site Style : formal

Site first created: 1833 to 1882

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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