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COLDBROOK HOUSE (DEMOLISHED)

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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 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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