Miskin Manor (also known as Miskin Manor Country Hotel and Health Club)2305

Pontyclun, Wales

Brief Description

Miskin Manor is a landscape park, Victorian pleasure grounds and well-preserved Edwardian terraced garden. Features include yew topiary and 'king's beasts', in Tudor style to complement the house, and some fine specimen trees. There is an unusually ornamental walled kitchen garden with the remains of a canal, a pool and flanking yew hedges.

History

Miskin was bought by David William in 1857. He re-built and extended the house in 1864.

Visitor Facilities

The site is open as a luxury hotel and health club.
Features
  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: The house was rebuilt and extended in 1864. It is a two and three storey house built of local grey stone.
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  • Drive
  • Description: Long drive to the west of the house.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Description: There is a series of three terraces.
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Description: Walled kitchen garden.
  • Hedge
  • Description: Yew hedges.
  • Topiary
  • Description: Yew topiary.
Specimen Tree, Canal, Pool
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The site is open as a luxury hotel and health club.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Pont-y-clun
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)
Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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Other websites

Owners

  • Miskin Manor Country Hotel and Health Club

References

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