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Castellated Shooting Hide over Pond Outfall at Nantclwyd Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelidan, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.054 / 53°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.3248 / 3°19'29"W

OS Eastings: 311298

OS Northings: 351567

OS Grid: SJ112515

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.CNVK

Mapcode Global: WH77N.WHXL

Entry Name: Castellated Shooting Hide over Pond Outfall at Nantclwyd Hall

Listing Date: 21 March 2001

Last Amended: 21 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24980

Building Class: Domestic

Location: In the informal landscape beyond the south walled garden of Nantclwyd Hall.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanelidan

Community: Llanelidan

Locality: Nantclwyd Hall

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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A landscape feature in the grounds of Nantclwyd Hall, added by Clough Williams-Ellis for Sir Vivyan Naylor-Leyland in c1965. It stands beside a pool then formed on a little stream. The arched base of the structure from which the stream emerges is perhaps mid-C19, on the line of a mineral tramway which served limekilns a short distance to the east. The tower provides cover for the shooting of wildfowl.


A roughly circular tower in uncoursed local linestone rubble masonry with openings to east and west plus a small window at ground storey, and with an open upper storey reached by a rear staircase. The top is castellated.

Reasons for Listing

An element in the scheme of Nantclwyd park improvements by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis; also listed for group value with the other listed items of the Hall and park.

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