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Bangor University
Penrhyn Castle Letting Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PENL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Penrhyn Castle Letting Papers

Short Title: Penrhyn Castle Letting Papers

Creation date(s): 1907-1908

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 file

Name of creator(s): Penrhyn Castle Estate

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Penrhyn Castle, situated outside the city of Bangor, Caernarfonshire is described amongst these documents as a Famous castle in extensive Park, numerous Private Sitting Rooms, and Public Reception Rooms, between 60 and 70 Bedrooms and Dressing Rooms, several Bath Rooms, Stabling for about 32 Horses - Cottages, Shooting, Fishing, Yachting, Sea Bathing, Golfing etc. . A London Firm of Auctioneers was asked to assist in the letting of Penrhyn Castle in 1907. The rent required was £5,000 per annum for a term of 5 years.
In 1952, Penrhyn Castle and a substantial portion of the Penrhyn Estate were accepted by the Treasury in lieu of death duties, and vested in the National Trust.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A file of correspondence and papers relating to the letting of Penrhyn Castle, 1907-1908.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 24525

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor are the Penrhyn Castle Papers . Consult the Archives Hub for a collection level description.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, November 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


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