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Plas Brondanw I

The garden at Plas Brondanw, the family home of Sir Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis, the creator and architect of the village of Portmeirion. His daughter Susan was responsible for Portmeirion pottery. As you can see, the garden is in a great setting inland from Portmeirion.

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  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 3 Oct 2011, 07:17
I love your POV on this, John, and the unique colors of paint chosen for the iron railings.
John Prior: All freshly painted, All these railings were designed by Williams-Ellis and the drawings for them are on display. Thanks Ginnie.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 3 Oct 2011, 10:21
I bet they would like to hack those trees down John.
John Prior: Horse chestnuts seem to grow very rapidly, I grew one from a conker 25 years ago, and although I've coppiced it to keep it under control it produced a great crop of conkers (US- Buckeyes) this yearsmile
A beautiful picture John. The railings are fantastic.
John Prior: Thank you Frances
rich in color tones
John Prior: Thank you Chantal
  • Linda
  • United Kingdom
  • 3 Oct 2011, 11:03
Very nice point of view,I can see how Portmeirion was designed the way it is smile
John Prior: The story of the Williams-Ellis family is interesting, he never expected to inherit the family home.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 3 Oct 2011, 11:53
Wonderful photo wish that was my garden
John Prior: Thanks Vintage
Wonderful outlook and without the tree one can only imagine the outlook.
John Prior: Thanks Brian, they certainly wouldn't have been there at the time the garden was created.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 3 Oct 2011, 17:30
A terrific looking place John
John Prior: Thanks Chris, it is little visited compared to some gardens, but interesting non the less.
What a beautiful garden! The railings are truly an unusual, but lovely addition
  • crash
  • United States
  • 5 Oct 2011, 21:40
lovely gardens!
NIce symmetry.
Have a nice day.

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