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Brief description of site

Clyne Gardens were originally laid out in association with Clyne Castle, now a private residential development. The park contains a significant assemblage of choice and rare mature trees and shrubs, in particular rhododendrons, some of which are original introductions.

Brief history of site

The earliest house on the site was built in 1791. The park was developed from 1860 to 1912. From the 1950s, the house was used as a hall of residence by the University of Swansea.

Location information:

Address: Mill Lane, SA3 5BW

Locality: Swansea

Local Authorities:

Swansea; Mumbles; Mumbles

Historical County: Glamorgan

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 159 Grid Ref: SS613905
Latitude: 51.5962 Longitude: -4.00384

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The gardens are open throughout the year.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1791

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 20.3

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