Margam Orangery, West Glamorgan

a masterpiece of eightennth-century architecture by Patricia Moore

Publisher: Glamorgan Archives Joint Committee in [Glamorgan]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 36 Downloads: 207
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StatementPatricia Moore.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/19084 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1451519M
ISBN 100905243072
LC Control Number93103886

Hafan / Extracts from an account book including details of the building of the Orangery at Margam Park, [image 1 of 3] Tweet Darnau o lyfr cyfrifon sy'n cynnwys manylion yngl&#;n ag adeiladu'r Orendy ym Mharc Margam, [delwedd 1 o 3]. Held at Margam Orangery in Port Talbot and proved to be a very enjoyable and successful way of raising money for two very good causes. The Mayor, Cllr. Dennis Keogh, has chosen as his Charities ‘Ty Seren’ which provides bespoke care for young adults with autism; and ‘Hafal’, a mental health charity which supports young people in. Newman, John, Glamorgan: (Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan and West Glamorgan);with contributions by Stephen Hughes and Anthony Ward. London: Penguin, Nicholas, Thomas. History and Antiquities of Glamorganshire and its Families, London, Notes on Place Names (NLW's site) Morgannwg V 28, O'Leary, Dr Paul. Find 4 bedroom houses to buy in Cae Brombil, Margam, Port Talbot SA13 with Zoopla. Browse the UK's largest property database and find houses for sale from the leading estate agents in Cae Brombil, Margam, Port Talbot SA

PATRICIA MOORE, Margam Orangery, West Glamorgan (Cardiff: Glamorgan Archive Service, ). Illustrated in The Artist'sJourney through North Wales: Clwyd, exhibition catalogue (Mold: Clwyd Fine. PUBLIC RECORDS SHRIEVALTY High Sheriff of West Glamorgan: declarations and oaths of Henry Michael Gilbert as High Sheriff and Robert Hywel Parker Williams as Undersheriff of . Swansea Bay Business Club is delighted to welcome Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales as the guest speaker at our July lunch sponsored by Acorn Executive Search. As we venture further east to the Margam Orangery, Alun will be discussing the current political climate, the impact that Brexit may have on Welsh businesses and. Arrive for am at the Orangery Car Park to be met by John and a transfer to Land Rover. The safari will start promptly at am and will be 2 hours 30 mins with a break mid safari for an early morning al fresco coffee and Welsh Cake. The safaris will take place whatever the weather. To book or for further details please phone

  A large blank patch on the map affecting the outline of West Glamorgan is the result of the absence of a tithe map for the parish of Margam. (Picture by kind permission of Llyfrgell Genedlaethol.   History of the Margam & Penrice Estates Thomas Mansel Talbot () It seems surprising that one of the most interesting & enterprising of the 18th century Welsh landowners, who cuold fairly compared to his more famous contemporary Thomas Johnes of Hafod, has himself received comparatively little recognition over the years. Thomas Mansel Talbot was born.

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Get this from a library. Margam Orangery, West Glamorgan: a masterpiece of eighteenth-century West Glamorgan book. [Patricia Moore]. Margam Country Park is a country park estate in Wales, of around acres ( km²).

It is situated in Margam, about 2 miles (3 km) Margam Orangery Port Margam Orangery in south was once owned by the Mansel Talbot family and is now owned and administered by the local council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough ed within the park are three notable buildings: Margam Abbey, a Cistercian Location: Margam, Neath Port Talbot, Wales.

Aligned east-west and at feet in length, it is the longest Orangery in Britain. The narrow gauge railway, children's adventure playground, farm trail, Fairytale Land and the splendid walks are some of the features which contribute to the experience of Margam Country Park together with a mixed coarse fishery at Furzemill Pond and a programme.

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You can browse the various types of Margam wedding cars by clicking in a category below. We have something for. Margam Park is a remarkably diverse and varied landscape within which there is evidence of over 4, years of continuous habitation and use by man and as such represents a rare and valuable learning resource and a heritage attraction of considerable distinction.

It is of exceptional historic and scenic value and has some of the country’s finest architectural treasures in its magnificent setting.

The Penrice lettersJoanna Martin, West Glamorgan County Archives Service, Margam Orangery, A masterpiece of eighteenth-century architecture. Patrica Moore, Glamorgan Archives Service, Painting Paradise, Vanessa Remington, Royal Collections Trust. Located within miles of Aberavon Beach and miles of Margam Park, Margam, Lovely 4 Bedroom Home near Aberavon Beach in Port Talbot has a garden and rooms with free WiFi.

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Margam Orangery, West Glamorgan: A masterpiece of eighteenth-century architecture: ISBN () Softcover, Glamorgan Archive Service, Prepare and Practice for the New Computer Based TOEFL: Student's Book. West Glamorgan inherited Margam Country Park, this institutional reshuffle can be seen as a delay to any restoration works, under the assumption they had plans to restore and protect the house.

Margam castle became a Grade I listed building indeemed to be a site of exceptional national, architectural or historic importance. I have been to Margam park many times, sometimes on my own just for a nice walk but mostly with my grandchildren, there is so much to do there for the kids, 2 different play parks,lots of animals,huge lakes with ducks, swans and geese,places to eat etc.I always get a yearly /5().

Hotels near Margam Park, Port Talbot on Tripadvisor: F traveler reviews, 2, candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Margam Park in Port Talbot, Wales.

County treasures survey: Marcross, Monknash, St. Donats. Cardiff: County of South Glamorgan, [?]. p Margam (see also Neath) Adams, Charles. Some wartime recollections.

Transactions of the Port Talbot Historical Society 4/1 () Adams, D John. Glimpses of Margam Life, [Swansea]: West Glamorgan County Council, Planning. Margam Park: Wedding - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Port Talbot, UK, at Tripadvisor.4/5().

The Margam Estate Timeline. the water was used to supply the fountains on the Orangery Terrace. The west end of the park was extended to include much of pubic road & village of Margam.

The new model village of Groes was built – which was designed by Haycock. After local government re-organisation, West Glamorgan County Council. Rentals and accounts, ; rentals,accounts including the Penrice estate, ; cash books, ; wages books, ; household accounts, ; poll books for Glamorgan election, ; ship's log book, ; printed material relating to maritime affairs; ship's logs for the Talbot family yachts,and a plan of a proposed orangery at Margam.

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On Local Government Re-organisation in April the Estate passes to West Glamorgan County Council who commence a programme of refurbishment and make public access available. The completely restored Orangery was opened by Her Majesty the Queen during her Silver Jubilee visit in June Margam Castle was acquired by Glamorgan County Council in and is now administered by West Glamorgan County Council as Margam County Park.

NB The village information above is taken from The Glamorgan Village Book, written by members of the Glamorgan Federation of Women's Institutes and published by Countryside Books. West Glamorgan County Council records Environment and Highways Department - Graphics Division Photographs of locations and events in West Glamorgan taken by the West Glamorgan County Council Photographic Unit, West Glamorgan County Council photographs: Statues in Orangery.

The orangery at Margam was built between and by Thomas Mansel Talbot to house a large collection of orange, lemon and citron trees. Today the orangery is the most outstanding example of eighteenth-century architecture in South Wales.

Source: Moore, P () "Margam Orangery, West Glamorgan: a masterpiece of eighteenth century. Cistercian Abbeys: MARGAM. Name: MARGAM Location: nr Port Talbot County: West Glamorgan Foundation: Mother house: Clairvaux Relocation: None Founder: Robert, earl of Gloucester and lord of Glamorgan Dissolution: Prominent members: Access: Accessible to the public.

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Margam Castle, a neo-Gothic country house that was once the seat of the Mansel Talbot family; and the 18th-century Orangery.

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Ghost hunting at Margam has become a popular pastime and many claim the house is. Adams, D J,Glimpses of Margam Life, – Alcock, L,Economy, Society and Warfare among the Britons and Saxons Andrews, M,In Search of the Picturesque Barrie, BSM,A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain.

Volume 12 South Wales. Beasley, M and Moore, P,Margam, Eglwys Nunnydd Farm, Archaeol WaBell, M and. Margam Orangery by Anna Fox (Image: Anna Fox). One of the artists, Anna Fox, spent three hours a day at locations with a connection to the family, where she captured scores of Author: Mark Rees.Age Cymru West Glamorgan Afan Nedd Centre.

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