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Latitude: 53.2617 / 53°15'42"N
Longitude: -3.5303 / 3°31'49"W
OS Eastings: 298021
OS Northings: 374953
OS Grid: SH980749
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZSQ.HG
Mapcode Global: WH65G.R83T
Entry Name: Fountain in Venetian Garden at Kinmel
Listing Date: 5 August 1997
Last Amended: 5 August 1997
Source ID: 18678
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: The fountain stands at the centre of the Venetian Garden, in front of the W elevation of Kinmel.
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Built c1870-75 as part of the formal west garden to Kinmel, and probably designed in the office of W A Nesfield, landscape designer and father of the architect for the new house. The fountain itself may be later in date.
Circular bowl with a rolled stone margin, approximately 15m in diameter, and having a central marble fountain, probably of later date; 4 shell bowls carried on the backs of crouching sea-horses. Above, putti ride dolphins whose tails intertwine upwards to a shallow lead-lined bowl. The interior of the pond slopes steeply to the centre.
Listed as the key element in the Venetian garden; part of the setting of this nationally important country house.
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