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Fountain in Centre of terraced garden on W side of Plas Dinefwr

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.884 / 51°53'2"N

Longitude: -4.0151 / 4°0'54"W

OS Eastings: 261402

OS Northings: 222528

OS Grid: SN614225

Mapcode National: GBR DV.RGQH

Mapcode Global: VH4HX.CX62

Plus Code: 9C3QVXMM+JX

Entry Name: Fountain in Centre of terraced garden on W side of Plas Dinefwr

Listing Date: 7 December 1989

Last Amended: 24 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11101

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Within the formal (overgrown) terraced garden of Plas Dinefwr

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llandeilo

Community: Llandeilo

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

This remarkable stonework fountain, probably dating from R K Penson's remodelling of the house in l856/7.

Exterior

Elaborate polygonal structure in romanesque style. Plinth is set in a large stone lined tank. Solid central stem of basin is surrounded by Norman colonnettes with cushion capitals. Low relief patterns (interlace and strapwork) to polygonal masonry basin.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with the house and other listed items.

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