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Plas Brondanw

Introduction

Plas Brondanw is an early- to mid-20th-century garden created by its owner Clough Williams-Ellis on a sloping site. The architectural design of the garden is influenced by Italian renaissance gardens and features compartments surrounded by topiary hedges and views to the distant mountains framed by axial hedging.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01443 336000

Access contact details

The gardens are open daily from 9.30am.

Directions

Plas Brondanw is situated off the A4085 just north of Garreg.

History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW(Gd)30(GWY)
  • Grade: I
  • National Park

  • Reference: Snowdonia
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Cottages at rear of house
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Extensive listing in grounds and garden
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Gate piers and overthrow
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Gatehouse
  • Grade: II

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Avenue
  • Topiary
  • Folly
Key Information

Type

Country Estate

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Llanfrothen

Electoral Ward

Penrhyndeudraeth

References

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