ST0972 : Man-made rill, Dyffryn Gardens

taken 2 years ago, near to St Lythans, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Man-made rill, Dyffryn Gardens
Man-made rill, Dyffryn Gardens
Sinuous dry rill constructed in the Japanese style on part of abandoned lake bed. The steps in the background lead to a causeway.
Dyffryn Gardens
Designed in 1906 by Thomas Mawson, often described as "the leading landscape architect of the Edwardian era", for the then owner of Dyffryn House, John Cory, and his son Reginald, a keen horticulturalist and plant collector.
Some areas of the gardens are currently (2015) being restored to their 1920's splendour using watercolours painted by Edith Adie.
It is Grade I listed as being "The grandest and most outstanding Edwardian gardens in Wales.
Owned by the Vale of Glamorgan council, but maintained by the National Trust since January 2013.


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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Country estates 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lawn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0947 7212 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.4488N 3:18.2351W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0943 7215
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Flight of Steps  National Trust Property  Ornamental Bridge  Dry Rill 

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