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S Garden Pavilion including attached walls, alcove gatepiers and gates immediately to E of house

A Grade II Listed Building in Marchwiel, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.027 / 53°1'37"N

Longitude: -3.0062 / 3°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 332614

OS Northings: 348218

OS Grid: SJ326482

Mapcode National: GBR 75.F88F

Mapcode Global: WH894.S5PS

Entry Name: S Garden Pavilion including attached walls, alcove gatepiers and gates immediately to E of house

Listing Date: 9 June 1952

Last Amended: 3 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17857

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Attached to the S end of the E side of the house and framing the parterre.

County: Wrexham

Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)

Community: Marchwiel

Locality: Erddig

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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This part of the garden was remodelled in the 1860s. The walls flanking the parterres were partially demolished in 1898 and the shaped gable was added to the pavilion c1912.


A brick wall with flat stone parapet runs at right angles to the house at the SE end and is attached to a pair of square-section brick gatepiers with flat stone caps with iron gates of late C19 character. The wall continues then returns at right angles. In the angle is a seating alcove consisting of a curved recess framed by square-section brick piers with flat stone caps, there is a shaped gable and the entrance arch is of hard red Ruabon brick. The wall continues parallel to the house and the return at right angles is formed by a brick pavilion framed by rusticated stone piers with ball finials. The extravagantly shaped gable is built above a string course and it contains arch-headed windows at each side and a central circular opening. The wall returns at right angles and set into it on an axis through the rose garden and Moss Walk is a seating alcove consisting of a gabled opening to a curved recess flanked by red brick piers with ball finials. These and the gable have dentil decoration in buff brick.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well-designed Victorian/Edwardian garden scheme and as an essential part of the setting of the house.

Group value with Erddig and the garden structures of the E front of the house.

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