And in the Memorial Park on eight acres of ground said to be of good rich red loam
, where once there were playing fields, there grew wheat and oats.
Pentwyn Farm, where John lives with his wife Anne, lies in among the narrow lanes in the rich red loam
countryside between Monmouth and Abergavenny.
Set on the Welsh borders where rents are strong, the mixed profile of the farms on the estate on free draining red loams
suit arable, dairy and livestock enterprises.