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Walled garden at Clytha Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanarth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7774 / 51°46'38"N

Longitude: -2.9168 / 2°55'0"W

OS Eastings: 336844

OS Northings: 209143

OS Grid: SO368091

Mapcode National: GBR F9.ZC3F

Mapcode Global: VH79G.DLCB

Entry Name: Walled garden at Clytha Park

Listing Date: 15 March 2000

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22998

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated some 200m NE of Clytha Park to left of track to Chapel Farm

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Llanarth (Llan-arth)

Community: Llanarth

Locality: Clytha

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Walled garden to Clytha Park, later C18, built for William Jones Sr of Clytha House, the predecessor to the present Clytha Park house which was built in 1824-8 for William Jones' nephew. Part of estate improvements of the late 1780s probably designed by John Davenport, who designed the Clytha Castle folly. Marked on 1845 tithe map.

Exterior

Walled garden, irregular plan of straight N wall and E and W walls running slightly inwards to curved S wall. Tudor arched entries on N and SE sides. Red brick walls with splayed base, buttress piers, and stone flat coping. Bricks laid one course of headers to 3 of stretchers. Lean-to stone outbuilding against outside N wall, greenhouse against inside N wall.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a substantial and impressively walled garden.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • I Clytha Park
    Situated in landscaped park N of old A40 reached via drive from entrance opposite junction with road to Bettws Newydd.
  • II* Chapel Farmhouse and attached outbuilding
    Situated to N of Clytha Park mansion, reached via drive from Huntsman's Cottage, Pitt, or from drive past the mansion.
  • II Huntsman's Cottage
    South of main hamlet of Pit, to W of minor road immediately to N of A 40.
  • II The Lodge, Clytha Park
    Situated at entrance to Clytha Park, on E side of drive, opposite junction with road from Bettws Newydd
  • II* Gateway and railings to Clytha Park
    Situated at main entry to Clytha Park on old A40 opposite junction with road to Bettws Newydd.
  • II Ffynnonau Farmhouse
    Situated off drive to Clytha Castle, running S from old A40 from point some 300m E of Clytha Park gates.
  • II Pit Cottages
    At the southern edge of the hamlet of Pit, on the right-hand side of the lane that leads south from Pit towards Clytha.
  • II Pit Farm Cottage
    Situated on W side of road running S from The Pitt village.

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