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Talacre 3211

Introduction

Talacre has the remains of extensive early-19th-century pleasure grounds and plantations set in a small landscape park. Terraces behind the house contain an unusual and quite well-preserved artificial rockwork grotto and a folly tower. There is an 18th-century banqueting house set in the kitchen garden wall.

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Features
  • Folly
  • Description: The folly tower was built of brick and stone with a coating of mortar.
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  • Grotto
  • Description: The grotto has several chambers.
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  • Banqueting House
  • Description: The Palladian banqueting house had three storeys and may have been designed by Lancelot Brown. It was converted to a gardener's house in the 19th century.
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  • House (featured building)
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Designations
  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales
  • Reference: PGW(C)38
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Home Farm (Agricultural buildings to rear of stable blocks)
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Home Farm (Stableyard)
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Kennels and Saw Mill
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Riding School
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales
  • Reference: Walled garden, potting sheds
  • Grade: II
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