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Brief description of site

Clytha Park is a late-18th-century landscape park which includes a folly, Clytha Castle, probably designed by John Davenport. There are also structural remains of a contemporary ornamental garden and kitchen garden. Avray Tipping advised on the gardens in the early-20th century.

Brief history of site

The garden was first laid out in about 1720. It was substantially altered in the picturesque style in 1790.

Location information:

Address: Clytha Park, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9BW

Locality: Llanarth

Local Authorities:


Historical County: Monmouthshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 161 Grid Ref: SO 367090
Latitude: 51.7761 Longitude: -2.91887

Key information:

Form of site: country estate

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: detached house

Site first created: After 1720

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

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