1. The Alcove represents the southernmost structure of the Piercefield Walk. A semi-octagonal platform supports a semi-circular stone 'alcove' seat looking out upon clear views of the gorge, Chepstow Castle and town.
Source: Cadw scheduling description of 08. 2000 F.Foster/RCAHWM 03. 2006
2. This garden is depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25-inch map of Monmouthshire XXVI, sheet 13 (1902).