Gate · Portals

Open gates

A selection of gates previously posted in My New Shy: from near Crickhowell

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Building 26: walkway


Walkway gallery, Bedwellty Park, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales

Approached by steps  flanked by stone urns, the gallery is now used for temporary exhibitions; no doubt in inclement weather it was popular with promenading Victorians


Vista 24: Bedwellty


Vistas and portals at Bedwellty Park, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, Wales

According to the National Library of Wales the meaning of Bedwellty “is somewhat doubtful but is generally considered to be from Bedw geltydd, ‘birch wood cliffs’.” The recently restored Regency house, with its Gothick gardens, has been in public ownership for over a century, and as well as these rusticated arches and fountains there are Continue reading “Vista 24: Bedwellty”