Kitchen Garden Walls SE of Kinmel
A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy
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Latitude: 53.2593 / 53°15'33"N
Longitude: -3.5236 / 3°31'25"W
OS Eastings: 298459
OS Northings: 374666
OS Grid: SH984746
Mapcode National: GBR 3ZTR.YC
Mapcode Global: WH65G.VB8Q
Plus Code: 9C5R7F5G+PG
Entry Name: Kitchen Garden Walls SE of Kinmel
Listing Date: 5 August 1997
Last Amended: 5 August 1997
Source ID: 18682
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: The kitchen garden stands aproximately 300m SE of the service end of Kinmel, and beyond the driveway to Garden House.
Traditional County: Flintshire
The kitchen garden was laid out originally in relationship to Old Kinmel, forming part of its working gardens. It was apparently remodelled c1870 in relationship to the house in the present position, thus is likely to date from the late C19.
Brick walls approximately 5m high with a flush weathered stone coping on the N, E and S sides, the S side, facing Old Kinmel being of stone. They form a rectangular enclosure approximately 80 x 70m, the NE side rather longer, and have modest gates at the centre of each side.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a surviving part of the important landscaped park at Kinmel.
Other nearby listed buildings
Ruins of Old Kinmel, in the grounds of Kinmel Park
The ruins stand forlornly in the former garden enclosure attached to the SW side of the kitchen gardens of Kinmel.
Icehouse to the NW of the Kitchen Garden at Kinmel
The icehouse stands about 70m NW of the kitchen garden, backing into a slight hill in the park, planted with evergreens.
The house is set by the present entrance driveway from Glascoed, at the S point of Old Kinmel gardens.
Gates and Gate Piers at the E end of the Broad Walk
The Broad Walk is a landscape feature within the upper part of the gardens, S of Kinmel. The Walk extends in a straight line between the E and W gate of the garden boundary wall.
Adam and Eve Gate at Kinmel
Located at the beginning of the sunken curved driveway to the stables and service end of Kinmel.
Garden Bridge and attached sunken service road walls and abutments at Kinmel
The bridge spans the sunken curved service access to the stables and rear of Kinmel, and carries the rhododendron walk up to the Broad Walk.
Coach-house and Stable Range at Kinmel with terrace walls, steps and archway to E
The stable range extends at right angles, at the S end of the main W elevation of Kinmel, and set above of a series of 3 retained terraces.
Entrance Screen to the main entrance front at Kinmel
The screen encloses the court d'honneur on the E, in front of the E entrance elevation of Kinmel.