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Latitude: 51.5325 / 51°31'57"N
Longitude: -3.0908 / 3°5'26"W
OS Eastings: 324435
OS Northings: 182078
OS Grid: ST244820
Mapcode National: GBR J1.GR86
Mapcode Global: VH7BJ.CRW0
Plus Code: 9C3RGWM5+2M
Entry Name: Circular garden seat at Faendre Hall
Listing Date: 20 July 2000
Last Amended: 20 July 2000
Source ID: 23535
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Situated at the SE side of the house close to the drive and on the terrace which runs along the main garden (SW) frontage.
Locality: St Mellons
Built-Up Area: Cardiff
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Style reminiscent of C18 summer houses/seats eg by Robert Bakewell in Derbyshire.
Decorative garden seat/gazebo; an open circular structure comprising 6 columns with Corinthian-style capitals supporting a frieze on which rests a domed roof of wrought iron panels; the shafts each have a band of varied ornament including some Celtic-type interlace and very deep plinths also enriched with ornament; the plinths are joined by a curved bench additionally supported at mid-point by consoles facing each way; entrance is onto the south terrace. At the centre is a small circular table with bulbous stem, in bird-bath style.
Listed as an unusually interesting garden feature and for group value with the other listed items at Faendre especially the nearby house.
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