Pantheon or Dome, Toll House and Battery, Battery Square, Portmeirion

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RIBApix ref no RIBA11851
Architect/DesignerWilliams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: Wales
CityPortmeirion
Subject Date1964
Image Date1964
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/WAL/295 (ES2497.1)
OrientationLandscape
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 was completed in 1927, the Toll House in 1929, while the Pantheon was an addition of 1961.

Subject tags

town planning, fantastic architecture, villages