PORTMEIRION HISTORY

- The Place and its Past -

A look at more than a century of the resort's past and its early years, using old pictures and maps, together with a thousand year historical account.

HISTORY 4 PAGE

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Basket maker Uriah Lovell in Portmeirion's woods.

Hotel terrace, not much changed today.


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High view of hotel terrace, from above Watch House.

Watch House, one of Portmeirion's earliest additions.


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View from Watch House balcony.

Telford's Tower, added much later.


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Hercules Hall (or Town Hall), newly constructed.

Ornamental pool added, but still the old path.
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Old Names of Buildings and Structures (continued) - see main map and key on History 2 page.


1 ANCHOR & FOUNTAIN COTTAGES PAGODA STEPS ENTRANCE / 'TURRET' & LAMP POST I small DECORATIVE ARCH & SEAT

2 ANCHOR COTTAGE I SHOWERS, CHANGING ROOMS & TOILETS I (THE) ANCHOR (1934)

3 ANGEL COTTAGE (original drawing name DOLPHIN) I ANGEL GATES (1908) I TOWN HALL-DOME AXIS / (THE) ANGEL (1925-6)

4 APPROACH ROAD / ENTRANCE SIGN / MAIN ROAD SIGNS / SHELTER I TENNIS COURT I AVENUE or DRIVE I CASTLE YARD I NURSERY / OLD ROAD

5 ARCHES I UPPER ARCHES I ICE CREAM PARLOUR I ANGEL

ARCADE (SHOP) / THE ARCHES I ANGEL ARCHES / ANGEL

ANTIQUES I THE PRISONER INFORMATION CENTRE / Y DEWIN (THE MAGICIAN) / WELSH DESIGN SHOP (1959)

6 BALUSTRADE / POOL / WOODS ENTRANCE I BRIDLE WAY / STAFF CAR PARK / STAGECOACH

7 BATTERY COTTAGE or HOUSE I GATE (1927)

8 BATTERY ROCK I THE BATTERY I BATTERY TERRACES / BATTERY GREEN or LAWN / BATTERY CLIFF

9 BATTERY SQUARE I CLOISTER I ICE CREAM KIOSK I GARAGE

10 BATTERY STEPS I CANNONS / LOGGIAS I HALFWAY LOGGIA (1929)

11 BATTERY STORES I THE LADY'S LODGE I CLAUDIA ANTIQUES I THE QUEEN'S LODGE I THE PEACOCK (SHOP) / SlOP SE BON (SOAP SHOP) / ANTIQUES SHOP I SlOP MARIA I SlOP BACH I GARAGE (1936) / LADY LODGE

12 BEACH I SANDS I WHITE HORSES SEA WALL / VIEW POINT / SHELTER (see also 88)

13 BELVEDERE COTTAGE I (THE) BELVEDERE (1960)

14 BELVEDERE OUTLOOK I LOOK-OUT POINT I PATH I (SHELL) GROTTO (1954/7)

15 (THE) BRIDGE HOUSE (1958-9)

           

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