Haroldston 1627

Haverfordwest, Wales

Brief Description

The site has surviving earthworks, probably the remains of the Elizabethan gardens mentioned by George Owen. The remains consist of a raised walk and sunken, terraced garden, terraces to the north of the house as well as an enclosed garden with central pathway. To the west are the possible remains of a formal pond.

History

The garden features were extant in 1774, when the property had been more or less abandoned.

Features

Style

  • Formal
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house is now ruined. Parts of it date from the 13th and 14th centuries.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Earthwork
  • Description: The gardens survive only as earthworks.
  • Walk
  • Description: Raised walk.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Description: Sunken, terraced garden.
  • Pond
  • Description: Possible remains of formal pond.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Merlin's Bridge
History

Period

  • 16th Century
Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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References

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