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Latitude: 51.8256 / 51°49'32"N
Longitude: -3.6844 / 3°41'3"W
OS Eastings: 284012
OS Northings: 215446
OS Grid: SN840154
Mapcode National: GBR Y9.W0QX
Mapcode Global: VH5FY.3C1W
Entry Name: Fountain in Craig-y-nos courtyard
Listing Date: 29 April 2005
Last Amended: 29 April 2005
Source ID: 84379
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Standing in the centre of the front courtyard between front entrance and front gates.
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
Plan of the forecourt is roughly as originally designed in the first period of development by T H Wyatt 1840. Fountain was added in later C19 by Adelina Patti in the centre of what was originally a turning circle.
An elaborate bronzed cast-metal fountain in belle epoque style. The base comprises figures of 4 dolphins, their tails supporting a plinth shaped like a Corinthian capital on which stands a basin with overlapping petals; from the centre rises the figure of a stork with neck outstretched, beak pointing upwards and one wing raised. The fountain stands in a circular pool edged with stone.
Included as a specially interesting adornment of the later C19 development; group value with other listed items in the complex.
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