The Hendre 1688

Llangattock-Vibon-Avel, Wales

Brief Description

The Hendre is a well-preserved landscape park mainly dating from the 19th century but with 17th-century origins. The park has a long picturesque drive designed by Henry Ernest Milner. There are also the remains of 19th-century formal gardens, an arboretum and a well-preserved 19th-century walled kitchen garden.

History

The Hendre was the seat of the Rolls family until the late-20th century. It was the childhood home of Charles Stewart Rolls, a founder of Rolls Royce. The house is now club house to a golf club. The golf course is laid out in part of the estate.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: Most of the house is currently disused. Part of it, including a 1920s extension, is used by the golf club.
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  • Tree Feature
  • Description: Arboretum.
  • Kitchen Garden
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Drive
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
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