Battery, Chart Room and the Campanile, Battery Square, Portmeirion

RIBApix ref no RIBA5433
Architect/DesignerWilliams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: Wales
CityPortmeirion
Subject Date1928
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceES?
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Battery Square is on the crown of the cliff enclosing the village to the south-west. Part of a group of about ten buildings, it is part of the early phase of construction of the resort. The weather-boarded Kentish style Battery and adjoining Chart Room were completed in 1927, the Campanile in 1928.

Subject tags

town planning, belfries, bell towers, fantastic architecture, cottages, coastline, villages, weatherboarding