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 6 PAGE

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A young Clough Williams-Ellis

Clough on the Dome (Pantheon) steps.


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An older Clough, on the hotel terrace.

Same as first photo, but many years later.


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Government House from the front.

The rear of Government House.


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Rear of the Round House, in Battery Square.

The premises now house the Prisoner Shop.
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Old Names of Buildings and Structures (continued) - see main map and key on History 2 page.


31 FISH POND I FRESHWATER SWIMMING POOL (1850s) I TOP LAWN

32 FORT I DIVING BOARD POINT I BALLDRESS POINT I CAVE / FORT HENRY

33 FOUNTAIN COTTAGE I UPPER (2) & LOWER (1) FOUNTAIN (1935)

34 FREYA STATUE I DOLPHIN STEPS I VENUS STEPS I FRIX

35 GATE HOUSE I (THE) GATEHOUSE (1954-5)

36 (THE) GLORIETTE I GLORIETA I GLORIET I AXIS TO GOTHIC(K) PAVILION I ARCHES 7 STEPS set in wall left and right (1966)

37 GOLD MINE (1870) I LEAD MINE (1790) I CHIMNEY I CAVE I TUNNEL I RESERVE WINE STORE I DOVE COTE

38 GOLDEN DRAGON BOOKSHOP I GOLDEN EAGLE SHOP I PEACOCK SHOP I GARAGES

39 GOTHIC(K) PAVILION I GOTHIC PORCH I NERQUIS PORCH I LAWN I VILLAGE GREEN (1963)

40 (THE) GOVERNMENT HOUSE (originally said to be called THE MERMAID HOUSE) I SHAKESPEARE STATUE (1926-7)

41 HERCULES GAZEBO I BANDSTAND (1962)1 electrical GENERATOR

42 HERCULES STATUE (sometimes wrongly called ATLAS) with SUMMER REMEMBRANCE PLAQUES (1860)

43 HOTEL PORTMEIRION (originally to be called PIAZZA) I MAIN HOUSE I VICTORIAN MANSION (1852) I HOTEL RECEPTION I MAIN HOTEL (with Mirror Room / Library / Dining Room I Bar etc.) I PLAS MEIRION I VICTORIAN VILLA (see also 58)

44 LIGHTHOUSE (and 1997 replacement) I CLIFF TOP SHELTER I THE POINT I RAMP I CAVES (1950s)

45 LION STATUE (90th. birthday gift to Clough Williams Ellis - 1973)

           

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