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Lakeside Rotunda at Nantclwyd Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanelidan, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.058 / 53°3'28"N

Longitude: -3.3259 / 3°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 311235

OS Northings: 352012

OS Grid: SJ112520

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.C8MN

Mapcode Global: WH77N.WDFJ

Entry Name: Lakeside Rotunda at Nantclwyd Hall

Listing Date: 21 March 2001

Last Amended: 21 March 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24981

Building Class: Domestic

Location: At south-east of a landscaped lake to the north-east of Nantclwyd Hall.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Llanelidan

Community: Llanelidan

Locality: Nantclwyd Hall

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

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 which was much enlarged at this time.

Exterior

An octagonal rotunda on Tuscan columns, with a domed roof crowned by a gilded globe emerging from petals. Stylobate with three concrete steps. The soffit is a flat ceiling painted with the signs of the zodiac.

Reasons for Listing

A picturesque 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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