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Rheola Gardens, Glynneath
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 05129w Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Glynneath Unitary authority : Neath Port Talbot NGR : SN838042 Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Garden Status : registered parks and gardens II
Summary : Although part of the park has been built on a wartime aluminium plant the majority of the setting, which was kept deliberately simple, survives, as do some of Nash's picturesque estate buildings.
Description : The survival of an early nineteenth-century villa by John Nash and its contemporary picturesque setting. Although part of the park has been built on a wartime aluminium plant the majority of the setting, which was kept deliberately simple, survives, as do some of Nash's picturesque estate buildings. The gardens have been enhanced by later nineteenth-century tree and shrub planting. (01)
Goldsmith, L , 2012 , The Rheola Estate, Resolven: environmental impact assessment
01/Pm List/Cadw-Icomos/Register of Parks and Gardens in Wales/2000