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Statue of a Barbarian to south of the walled garden at Plas-yn-Iâl

A Grade II Listed Building in Bryneglwys, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.0314 / 53°1'53"N

Longitude: -3.2369 / 3°14'12"W

OS Eastings: 317145

OS Northings: 348953

OS Grid: SJ171489

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.F06V

Mapcode Global: WH77X.72VC

Plus Code: 9C5R2QJ7+H6

Entry Name: Statue of a Barbarian to south of the walled garden at Plas-yn-Iâl

Listing Date: 24 April 2001

Last Amended: 24 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 25070

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Standing to south of the walled gardens west of Plas-yn-Iâl farm buildings.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Bryneglwys

Community: Bryneglwys

Locality: Llandegla

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably C17. It is clearly a pair with the 'Roman' and the two probably served originally as ornaments on either side of the approach to the house. They now stand in or near the remains of the walled garden.


A sculpture of a near-naked barbarian wearing a lion skin. The figure has a wrinkled face and is balding but has a full beard and moustache. He stands on an octagonal base of two steps. The lower arms and a leg were carved separately and fixed with iron dowels, but have become detached.

Reasons for Listing

A very unusual sculptural ornament listed also for group value with Plas-yn-Iâl house.

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