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Farm Lodge entrance walls and gate piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanddaniel Fab, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1965 / 53°11'47"N

Longitude: -4.2304 / 4°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 251101

OS Northings: 368928

OS Grid: SH511689

Mapcode National: GBR 5K.2QTG

Mapcode Global: WH431.ZXPB

Entry Name: Farm Lodge entrance walls and gate piers

Listing Date: 23 April 1998

Last Amended: 23 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19755

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Forming the western entrance to Plas Newydd Home Farm and Plas Llanedwen, along the Moel-y-don road, c.200m SSE of the crossroads with the A4080 Brynsiencyn Road.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Llanddaniel Fab

Community: Llanddaniel Fab

Locality: Plas Newydd Home Farm

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Probably built 1914, contemporary with the adjacent lodge, and designed by the Plas Newydd Estate Office Architect. The Plas Newydd Estate was one of the largest estates on Anglesey, passing to the Bagenal family in 1553 and through marriage to the Bayly family in the C18. In 1812 the estate passed to Henry William, Lord Uxbridge's eldest son; Henry was created 1st Marquess of Anglesey in 1815, and his descendants inherited both estate and title. A number of improvements to the buildings of the estate followed the completion of the main house at Plas Newydd in the early C19; and a further programme of improvements carried out in early C20.

Exterior

Square ashlar gate piers with slightly projecting plinth and cornice surmounted by globe finials. Flanking curved walls of rubble masonry with stressed course under a rendered capping; wall to right of entrance with smaller globe finial to far right, and ramping slope to end; continues as low rubble wall with railings above, terminating in a rubble plinth with cornice surmounted by a globe finial. Hole for bell-pull directly right of entrance with barred opening as viewing hole in curved wall to right.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a significant element of early C20 work for the Plas Newydd estate, and forming a coherent group with the adjacent contemporary lodge.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Farm Lodge
    Located at the right side of the western entrance to Plas Newydd Home Farm and Plas Llanedwen, along the Moel-y-don road, c.200m SSE of the crossroads with the A4080 Brynsiencyn Road.
  • II Ty Newydd
    Located at the NW side of the A4080 Brynsiencyn Road, at the crossroads with the Moel-y-don - Llanddaniel Fab Road.
  • II Plas Llanedwen
    Located in grounds 750m north-east of St. Edwen's Church, south of Plas Newydd Home Farm.
  • II Walls of square enclosed garden of Plas Newydd
    Located to the S of Plas Newydd home farm. Attached to the S side is the Apple House, and abutting the E wall is the rectangular garden of Plas Newydd.
  • II Walls and gatepiers at entrance to Plas Coch
    Forms the main entrance to Plas Coch, c150m N of house.
  • II Plas Coch Lodge
    At the entrance to Plas Coch, c150m N of the house.
  • II Home Farm, Plas Newydd
    Located 800m SW of Plas Newydd house, accessed via short walled road leading S off the A4080 Llanfair P.G. to Brynsiencyn road.
  • II Apple House adjoining to south of square garden, Plas Newydd
    Attached to the S wall of the square garden, 100m E of Plas Llanedwen, and S of Plas Newydd Home farm.

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