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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)

Sources :
Goldsmith, L , 2012 , The Rheola Estate, Resolven: environmental impact assessment
01/Pm List/Cadw-Icomos/Register of Parks and Gardens in Wales/2000

Events :

Related PRNs : 265631, 02896w, 00908w, 02339w

Compiled date : 19-12-2002


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