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 5 PAGE

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Sir Clough Williams-Ellis original layout design.

The bare shore line and old sea wall.


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Clough's paper model, showing his dream plans.

View across to the Citadel group of buildings.


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More of Clough's original designs.

Simplicity of line was the secret to beautiful buildings.


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The Citadel, minus Dolphin cottage.

The Citadel, looking uphill.
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Old Names of Buildings and Structures (continued) - see main map and key on History 2 page.


16 BUDDHA STATUE I LOGGIA (1958)

17 CAMERA OBSCURA TOWER I OLD QUAY I LOGGIA I LIGHT HOUSE I OBSERVATORY TOWER (1937-8) and LENS (1949) (smaller viewing lenses also in ANGEL & CHANTRY cottages)

18 (THE) CAMPANILE I BELL TOWER I THE CITADEL I LOGGIA I BELFRY CLOCK I BEDROOM I (1927-8)

19 CASINO I CASINO LAWN I LOWER TERRACE I CANNONS

20 CHANTRY COTTAGE I CHANTREY I CHANTRY ROCK & COLUMN I (THE) CHANTRY (1933-4)

21 CHANTRY ROW 1 & 2 / boiler & chimney CUPOLA & FACADE (1961-2)

22 (THE) CHART ROOM (1927)

23 CHILDREN'S ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND I PICNIC AREA I OUT-LOOK I claimed site of CASTELL DEUDRAETH (l2thC.) I MOTTE I CASTLE ROCK

24 CLIFF HOUSE I CLIFF HOUSE ANNEXE (originally to be called THE LION) I CENTURION STATUE (1969-70)

25 (BRISTOL) COLONNADE (1760) I SUNDIAL I GREEN / STEPS (re-erected 1957-8)

26 CENTENARY (of Clough Williams Ellis) MEMORIAL GAZEBO (1983)

27 CENTRAL PIAZZA I ORNAMENTAL POOL I FOUNTAIN I WATER GARDEN I BURMESE DANCING FIGURES & COLUMNS I former TENNIS COURT I VILLAGE SQUARE (1966)

28 DEUDRAETH CASTLE I RESTAURANT I CONFERENCE CENTRE I CAR PARK (1840s) / 2001 RE-OPENED AS RESTAURANT AND LIVING ACCOMMODATION (core said to be 18th century cottage, enlarged in the 19th century into a substantial mansion called Bron Eryri and later castellated and re-named Castell Deudraeth).

29 DOGS CEMETERY I GHOST GARDEN I FOLLY I FORT I GROTTO I DANCING TREE I MONKEY PUZZLE TREE I MOTTE I PAGODA I SEAT (see also items 92 to 100)

30 DOLPHIN COTTAGE (1930-1)

           

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