DiCamillo Companion

Plas Grono (Plasgrono)

  • House & Family History: Plas Grono is most notable today as the Welsh country house of Elihu Yale, who donated bales of goods (which were sold), artwork, and books to the Collegiate School in New Haven, Connecticut, in the early 18th century. In 1718 the school changed its name to Yale College to honor Elihu's generosity. After the death of Elihu Yale, the Plas Grono Estate was merged into the Erddig Estate.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Two of the circa 1850 lodges have been linked to form one Grade II-listed house.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: David Yale, 1598-1626; Elihu Yale, 1699-1721.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No