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Latitude: 51.4376 / 51°26'15"N
Longitude: -3.4679 / 3°28'4"W
OS Eastings: 298068
OS Northings: 171973
OS Grid: SS980719
Mapcode National: GBR HK.NLFP
Mapcode Global: VH5HZ.V419
Entry Name: Two flights of steps up to Terrace and Yew Tree Pleasance
Listing Date: 16 December 1952
Last Amended: 26 October 1995
Source ID: 16461
Building Class: Recreational
Location: Located immediately to the rear of Llanmihangel Place.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Llandow (Llandŵ)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The gardens were laid out in the reign of William and Mary, probably by Humphrey Edwin, who was Lord Mayor of London in 1697. Over three hundred yews were planted to a design described by John Tomlinson in 1629 "Paradisi de Sole, Paradisus Terrastrius"
Narrow flight of ten plain limestone steps, leading up to a broader, shallower flight of 13 steps with coping, which in turn leads into the formal flat grass terrace.
Partially restored at the time of inspection. (June 1995)
Listed as an integral part of this rare and exceptionally interesting late C17 planned garden associated with the grade I Llanmihangel Place.
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