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PENRICE CASTLE MANSION

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NPRN 19670

Map Reference SS48NE

Grid Reference SS4967188384

Unitary (Local) Authority Swansea

Old County Glamorgan

Community Penrice

Type of Site HOUSE

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. Late 18th century. 3 storey and basement. Slated. Centre forward and dentilled pediment. Doric portico. Triglyph frieze. Full height semi-circular bow.
2. Built 1773-7 of Bath stone, with C19 and C20 alterations. Five bays by three; N entrance front 3 storeys; S front four storeys. Small service wing to E is all that remains of various extensions of 1812-17, and 1893-6, which were removed in 1967. The interior includes an entrance hall with Doric detailing and further Adamesque decoration.
(Source John Newman, 'Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan, 1995, pp.508-509)
J Hill 22.10.2003
(source: RCAHMW 1981, No.38 293-303)
Associated with:
Park/gardens (Nprn265707)
Orangery (Nprn37645).
RCAHMW AP955112/49

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