The Argoed 132

Monmouth, Wales

Brief Description

The informal gardens of lawns, woodland and shrubbery at The Argoed are set in a magnificent position overlooking the Wye valley. They are largely 19th-century gardens but some terracing and the walled garden may date from the 17th century.

History

The Argoed was owned in the late-19th century by Richard Potter, father of Beatrice Webb, and the property has associations with George Bernard Shaw and the early Fabians.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house has a 16th-century core, but was rebuilt in the first half of the 17th century and remodelled in the late-19th century.
  • Earliest Date:
Lawn, Shrubbery
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