DiCamillo Companion

Ogwen Bank

  • Built / Designed For: 1st Lord Penrhyn

    House & Family History: Ogwen Bank was a circular cottage ornée built by Benjamin Wyatt for Lord Penrhyn.

    Comments: Ogwen Bank was described by contemporaries as "The Eden of the Mountains," "a perfect paradise," and "one of the prettiest places than can be conceived."

  • Architect: Benjamin Dean Wyatt

    Designed: House for Lord Penrhyn

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  • Title: Lost Houses of Wales, The
    Author: Lloyd, Thomas
    Year Published: 1989
    Publisher: London: SAVE Britain's Heritage
    ISBN: 0905978277
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No