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Putti and pedestal in formal garden NE of Vaynol Hall.

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentir, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2025 / 53°12'9"N

Longitude: -4.1915 / 4°11'29"W

OS Eastings: 253721

OS Northings: 369516

OS Grid: SH537695

Mapcode National: GBR 5M.2892

Mapcode Global: WH546.LR8Q

Plus Code: 9C5Q6R35+2C

Entry Name: Putti and pedestal in formal garden NE of Vaynol Hall.

Listing Date: 26 August 1992

Last Amended: 22 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 4177

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The formal Italian Garden stands between Vaynol Old Hall and Vaynol Hall, in the heart of Vaynol Park.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Bangor

Community: Pentir

Community: Pentir

Locality: Vaynol Park

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Probably mid C18 and placed in the Italian Garden at its inception c1913.

Exterior

Made of lead and mounted on a stone pedestal. One of a pair of garden figures, depicting two putti disporting themselves with bunches of grapes, one sits on a fish, and leans out drunkenly, and is supported by the other holding on to a branch with an acorn finial. The leaning putto has one arm missing. The pedestal is octagonal and is set on a stone platform in the grassed upper bay of the garden.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a group of interest, and an important element of group value in the garden associated with Vaynol Hall.

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