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Walls to Terraced Garden at Lower Dyffryn

A Grade II Listed Building in Grosmont, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9005 / 51°54'1"N

Longitude: -2.8227 / 2°49'21"W

OS Eastings: 343491

OS Northings: 222760

OS Grid: SO434227

Mapcode National: GBR FF.QJFH

Mapcode Global: VH78Y.1H3F

Entry Name: Walls to Terraced Garden at Lower Dyffryn

Listing Date: 19 October 2000

Last Amended: 19 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24154

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The garden lies to the W of house at Lower Dyffryn, overlooking the former medieval or Tudor fishponds.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Abergavenny

Community: Grosmont (Y Grysmwnt)

Community: Grosmont

Locality: The Dyffryn

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Probably late C16 or early C17 terraced garden. A drain carries water under the garden to the fishponds, which suggests that the fishponds are contemporary or possibly earlier than the garden.

Exterior

Rubble stone with dry stone walls. Large terrace to W of Lower Dyffryn house, is bounded on S and W sides by a low wall, and to N by a higher wall. Below the terrace revetment wall are the remains of medieval or Tudor fishponds. In centre of N wall is a rounded alcove with a small central window overlooking the fishponds and the River Monnow below.

Reasons for Listing

Included as important remains of C16 formal walled and terraced garden . Group value with the house and listed buildings at Lower Dyffryn.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Lower Dyffryn House
    Approximately 3 km SW of Grosmont village, at the end of a long farm track that runs N off the minor road to Norton.
  • II Granary and Cider House at Lower Dyffryn
    Located at the end of a long farm track leading off the N side of the minor road to Norton, some 3 km SW of Grosmont village. The granary lies about 20m S of Lower Dyffryn house.
  • II Shelter Shed at Lower Dyffryn
    Located at the end of a long farm track which leads N off the minor road to Norton, some 3 km SW of Grosmont village. Standing about 100m SE of Lower Dyffryn Farmhouse.
  • II Hay Barn, attached Corn Barns, and Pigsty at Lower Dyffryn
    Located at the end of a long farm track which runs N off the minor road to Norton, some 3 km SW of Grosmont village. Standing about 120m SE of Lower Dyffryn Farmhouse.
  • II Milepost at Ngr So 441229
    Garway, County of Herefordshire, HR2
  • II Barn at Upper Dyffryn
    Located some 30m SE of Upper Dyffryn Farmhouse which is located on N side of the minor road to Norton, approximately 2 km SW of Grosmont.
  • II* Upper Dyffryn House
    On the N side of the minor road to Norton, some 2 km SE of Grosmont village.
  • II* Former Detached Kitchen and Dairy at Upper Dyffryn
    Located on the N side of the minor road to Norton, about 2 km SW of Grosmont village. The dairy and detached kitchen lie approximately 5m NE of Upper Dyffryn Farmhouse.

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