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Garden Terraces at Vaynor Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Berriew, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5934 / 52°35'36"N

Longitude: -3.2175 / 3°13'2"W

OS Eastings: 317623

OS Northings: 300206

OS Grid: SJ176002

Mapcode National: GBR 9X.9NJ1

Mapcode Global: WH7B1.K22N

Plus Code: 9C4RHQVM+92

Entry Name: Garden Terraces at Vaynor Park

Listing Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 21 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16400

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Alongside the house to the S, and forming the S boundary of the courtyard to its W.

County: Powys

Community: Berriew (Aberriw)

Community: Berriew

Locality: Vaynor

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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The terraces were designed by Thomas Penson, county surveyor for Montgomeryshire, as part of his extensive remodelling of the house, 1840-53. They link the house with the stable block to the SW.


Brick retaining wall surmounted by a series of urns in the length parallel to the house, with short lengths of parapet to either end: open-work lozenge decoration and bulbous pilasters over splayed buttresses. Shallow steps to the gardens immediately SW of the house, with urns on low parapets.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a significant component both of the house at Vayor Park, and also of the garden layout which is contemporary with the remodelling of the house.

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  • II* Stable Block at Vaynor Park
  • II* Vaynor Park
    On high ground to the SW of Berriew village, in a landscaped park.
  • II Coach House, Gate Piers, Gated and Flanking Wall at Vaynor Park
    The coach house is at right-angles to the stable block, to which it is linked by the walls flanking the gates giving access to the service courtyard to the N of the house.
  • II Gwern Goch
    1km approx. W of Garthmyl, on a by-road that links the Berriew-Bettws Cedewain road, and the A483, S of Garthmyl.
  • II Pen y Parc
    An isolated cottage on the edge of woodland within Vaynor Park. Approached via a field track which leaves the by-road to Cefn Vaynor at Lower Cefn Farm.
  • II Cefn Garthmyl Farmhouse
    Approx 1km NW of Garthmyl approached via a track from a by-road connecting the Berriew-Bettws Cedewain road and the A483 S of Garthmyl.
  • II Upper Pandy Farmhouse and Barn
    2km approx W of Berriew village, off the by-road that leaves the B4380 immediately SW of Berriew Bridge.
  • II Rhiewport Cottage
    Alongside the B4390 road to Manafon, just beyond Rhiewport, 1.5km. approx W of Berriew village.

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