Hafod House estate, near Pontarfynach: wall fountain
|Architect/Designer||Baldwin, Thomas (1750-1820)|
|Nash, John (1752-1835)|
|Salvin, Anthony (1799-1881)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/WAL/64 (ES110.4)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Country houses ; Fountains ; Decorative stonework ; Ruins|
NOTES: The house was built originally by Baldwin (begun 1786) for Thomas Johnes (1748-1816). A library and conservatory were added by John Nash 1793-1794. A disastrous fire in 1807 destroyed all of NashÔÇÖs work, but the house was rebuilt by Baldwin (1807-1810) retaining NashÔÇÖs library. A large extension was added by Anthony Salvin in 1846-1851 and the house was altered again from 1872. The estate declined in the early 20th century and the house was abandoned in 1942. It was demolished in 1956.
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