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Stone bench seat on W side of Terraced Garden at Vaynol Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2029 / 53°12'10"N

Longitude: -4.19 / 4°11'24"W

OS Eastings: 253820

OS Northings: 369552

OS Grid: SH538695

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.28MX

Mapcode Global: WH546.LRZG

Plus Code: 9C5Q6R35+5X

Entry Name: Stone bench seat on W side of Terraced Garden at Vaynol Old Hall

Listing Date: 26 August 1992

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4171

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Set in the heart of Vaynol Park. The seat is placed at the end of a cross terrace in the Terraced Garden opposite Vaynol Old Hall, and against the wall of the private chapel.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Vaynol Park

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Possibly contemporary with the mid or later C17 work in the Terraced Garden opposite the Old Hall.


A limestone garden bench, the seat carried on compressed scrolls together with a similar inserted support at the centre. Fluted and curved bench ends and carved nosing to the seat itself. The back is ornamented with cherubs, a lion and pipes etc.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its group value as a feature within the Grade II* Terraced Garden and other neighbouring listed items.

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