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Latitude: 52.9595 / 52°57'34"N
Longitude: -4.0615 / 4°3'41"W
OS Eastings: 261621
OS Northings: 342222
OS Grid: SH616422
Mapcode National: GBR 5S.KPVC
Mapcode Global: WH55F.LW42
Entry Name: Statue of Fireman set within lily-pond at Plas Brondanw Gardens
Listing Date: 14 May 1998
Last Amended: 14 May 1998
Source ID: 19850
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Situated close to the main entrance to Plas Brondanw Gardens, on the upper terrace.
Locality: Plas Brondanw
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Garden feature built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, architect and owner of the Brondanw estate. The gardens were laid out to his designs in various stages between his inheritance of the estate in 1908 and his death in 1978. He created here one of Wales'' most impressive gardens distinctive for its interlinked terraces, compartments and axial vistas that are aligned on the surrounding mountains of Moel Hebog, Moelwyn, Cnicht and Snowdon. The fireman was erected, in a characteristically Clough manner, to commemorate the completion of the rebuilding following the major fire in 1951.
Rectangular lily pond at the centre of which is a statue of a uniformed fireman standing on a circular plinth. He is wearing a traditional helmet and is holding a hose which serves as a fountain.
The statue was missing at the time of the resurvey but has since been re-erected.
Included for group value as an integral feature of the nationally important gardens laid out at Plas Brondanw by Clough Williams-Ellis.
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