COLDBROOK HOUSE (DEMOLISHED)

Site Details



NPRN
36701
Map Reference
SO31SW
Grid Reference
SO314126
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Llanover
Type of Site
HOUSE
Broad Class
Domestic
Period
Medieval;Post Medieval

Site Description

1. 13th 14th century origins. Reconstruction in 16th 17th century & radically reconstructed 1746 by Hanbury Williams Arch Camb. 1957. P.Smith. Demolished 1954.
2. House, as above, depicted on OS County series (Monmouth. XII.4 1881); associated with:
Park/gardens (Nprn265936)
Stables (Nprn43211).
Earliest fabric thought to have been 13th C.; tower mentioned in 15th C. praise poem; deer park to SE of house med.: by the mid 18th C., when the N front was given a Georgian facade with Doric portico, the house had towers at each angle, doubtfully a 17th C. arrangement; garden terraces S of house thought to be 16th-17th C: house last occupied c.1930.
Sources: Smith 1957 (AC106), 64-71;
text attached to Nprn265936.
J.Wiles 10.08.04

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