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Garden seat at foot of avenue to SW of back lawn at Trawsgoed House

A Grade II Listed Building in Trawsgoed, Ceredigion

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Latitude: 52.3383 / 52°20'18"N

Longitude: -3.9551 / 3°57'18"W

OS Eastings: 266893

OS Northings: 272939

OS Grid: SN668729

Mapcode National: GBR 8Y.TSYV

Mapcode Global: VH4FT.DHF8

Plus Code: 9C4R82QV+8X

Entry Name: Garden seat at foot of avenue to SW of back lawn at Trawsgoed House

Listing Date: 31 March 2004

Last Amended: 31 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82652

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated at end of axis from centre of garden front through fountain and formal steps to SW of the mansion at Trawsgoed.

County: Ceredigion

Town: Aberystwyth

Community: Trawsgoed

Community: Trawsgoed

Traditional County: Cardiganshire

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Later C19 ashlar bench in Renaissance style, probably part of the 1889-91 garden extension made by the 6th Earl of Lisburne, with the steps and terrace that it faces.


Curved ashlar bench with carved winged lion ends, seat supported on an acanthus-carved low centre pier and curving back with moulded cornice and finely carved mirrored acanthus scrolls each side of centre lion-mask. Back is panelled in 2 long panels with moulded roundel to centre and half-roundel each end, the centre roundel with armorial shield.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with the mansion and as part of a later C19 formal garden layout.

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