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Shirenewton Hall (also known as Shirenewton Court)

Introduction

The gardens at Shirenewton Hall include late-19th-century terraces and areas of informal planting around the house, and a Japanese-style garden created in a field below the house. There are several oriental pavilions and ornaments on the terraces and levelled compartments around the house.

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Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

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

  • Reference: PGW (Gt) 46
  • Grade: II*
  • Tree Preservation Order

  • Reference: No 40
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Gated entrance and attached building walls
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Lodge
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Stables, coach house and attached boundary walls
  • Grade: II

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Pavilion
  • Description: There are two pavilions on the level compartments around the house. One houses a bronze bell, and the other has a domed copper roof.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Ornamental Pond
  • Description: A circular pool on one of the terraces around the house with a Chinese bronze bowl in the centre of it.
  • Summerhouse
  • Description: A pavilion with glazed tile roof and a dragon on top of it. In front is a marble sundial resting on a crouching monster made from stone.
Key Information

Type

Country Estate

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Detached House

Survival

Extant

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