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Wyndcliffe Court

  • Built / Designed For: Charles Leigh Clay

    House & Family History: Built in the Cotswold Tudor style, Wyndcliffe Court was commissioned by Charles Leigh Clay (1867-1950), founder of Cardiff's Claymore Shipping Company and son of Henry Clay, who owned the nearby Piercefield House Estate.

    Comments: Architectural writer John Newman called Wyndcliffe "relaxed and sophisticated."

  • Architect: Eric Carwardine Francis

    Date: 1910-22
    Designed: House for Charles Leigh Clay

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    Architect: Henry Avray Tipping

    Date: 1920s
    Designed: Gardens for Charles Leigh Clay

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  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Seat of: Clay family

    Past Seat of: Charles Leigh Clay, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No