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Garden Terrace at St John's College (formerly Ty-to-Maen)

A Grade II Listed Building in Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg), Cardiff

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Latitude: 51.528 / 51°31'40"N

Longitude: -3.1106 / 3°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 323052

OS Northings: 181596

OS Grid: ST230815

Mapcode National: GBR J1.GSCD

Mapcode Global: VH7BJ.1VDH

Plus Code: 9C3RGVHQ+6Q

Entry Name: Garden Terrace at St John's College (formerly Ty-to-Maen)

Listing Date: 31 August 2000

Last Amended: 31 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23962

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: In front of the main frontage and incorporating steps to the lawn at lower level.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Old St. Mellons (Hen Laneirwg)

Community: Old St. Mellons

Locality: St Mellons

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Probably contemporary with house built 1885.


Terrace of snecked rock-faced sandstone in grey and red, decoratively used, with ashlar dressings. It comprises a stepped retaining wall with saddleback coping extending either side of a canted bay which has a parapet of pierced masonry in quatrefoils and overhanging coping. At the end of each section of wall is a pier with wide moulded caps; a pair of piers flanks each flight of steps descending to the lawn parallel with the wall .

Reasons for Listing

Included as an eye-catching element in the house setting, for group value with the house and former stables.

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