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Walls of Walled Garden and attached Bothies and Cottage at Piercefield Park

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Arvans, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.659 / 51°39'32"N

Longitude: -2.6867 / 2°41'12"W

OS Eastings: 352596

OS Northings: 195803

OS Grid: ST525958

Mapcode National: GBR JL.6QX1

Mapcode Global: VH87M.DK0K

Entry Name: Walls of Walled Garden and attached Bothies and Cottage at Piercefield Park

Listing Date: 14 February 2001

Last Amended: 14 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24760

Building Class: Domestic

Location: About 200m north west of the ruins of Piercefield House.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: St. Arvans

Community: St. Arvans

Locality: Piercefield Park

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

A late C18 walled garden with its associated bothies and gardener's cottage. It is described in the 1793 sale particulars. For further history of the estate see Piercefield House.

Exterior

A very large rectangular enclosure of sandstone rubble walling about 2.3m in height rising to 3.5m on the north wall, which supports the bothies and did support the greenhouses. The wall is much overgrown with ivy but it survives complete with a number of doorways and a break for carts at the north west corner. The range of bothies along the outside of the north wall have rubble walling but no roofs. The cottage, which is at the north east corner facing south into the garden is red brick and two storeys but is now much damaged. It has a central door and two windows on each floor with an oculus above, but the roof is now missing.

Interior

The interiors of the bothies and the cottage have been destroyed.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a late C18 walled garden which, despite damage, remains a significant component of this nationally important historic landscape and has group value with the adjacent barn and the ruins of Piercefield House.

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