Glen Usk 1456

Llanhennock, Wales

Pgds 20091017 143036 Glen Usk1

Brief Description

The early-20th-century terraced gardens at Glen Usk survive more or less intact. They were incorporated into a less formal layout dating from the early-19th century.

History

Sir Digby Mackworth laid out some garden components from 1820. The gardens were re-modelled a hundred years later.

Features
  • Temple
  • Description: The garden temple was built as a picture gallery and once attached to the house by the service wing. It is in the form of a classical temple with Ionic columns on the east and west sides.
  • Villa (featured building)
  • Description: A regency villa with a well-preserved cast iron verandah.
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  • Statue
  • Description: A statue of an archer known as 'Robin Hood'. It was brought from Llantarnam Abbey, Gwent.
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Garden Terrace
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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