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Fountain near south-west corner of Glynllifon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0732 / 53°4'23"N

Longitude: -4.3057 / 4°18'20"W

OS Eastings: 245632

OS Northings: 355368

OS Grid: SH456553

Mapcode National: GBR 5G.BJJL

Mapcode Global: WH43S.T0WV

Entry Name: Fountain near south-west corner of Glynllifon House

Listing Date: 8 September 1998

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20498

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated close to the south-west corner of the house, concealed by a bush.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Locality: Glynllifon

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Possibly contemporary with the improvements made by the 2nd Lord Newborough, before 1832, to the grounds in front of the predecessor to the present house. Alternatively relates to the rebuilding of the house c1840.

Glynllifon was the seat of the Wynn family and Sir Thomas John Wynn became the 1st Lord Newborough in 1776. The house was rebuilt after a fire 1836-48 by Edward Haycock, architect of Shrewsbury.

Exterior

Circular brick-lined pool with central fountain composed of a scalloped bowl on fluted base mounted on a pierced brick plinth; stone border.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other listed items in the immediate surroundings of the house.

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