Author Archives: Tim James

More sad news as Ruined Plas Gwynfryn mansion, is hit by fire again! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-27057713 Advertisements

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Iscoed: A Red Brick Mansion in Carmarthenshire

On a hill, overlooking Carmarthen Bay, sits the red brick mansion of Iscoed. Work began on the construction of the mansion  in 1772. The choice of red brick was unusual for that part of West Wales.  Iscoed consists of a … Continue reading

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Remote, Derelict and on the Market

The derelict farmhouse known as Pemprys, twenty minutes from Aberystwyth is currently on the market. If seclusion is what you’re after then this house is the one for you! This Grade II listed building is sited on a small plot … Continue reading

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St Marys

A cobbled path winds its way up a hill from the village of Tintern. It is covered in leaves and mud and the path seems to have been seldom used. As I walked up it a high stone wall appeared … Continue reading

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Neuadd Fawr: A classical beauty

North of the small Carmarthenshire village of Cilycwm and surrounded by beautiful countryside stands Neuadd Fawr, a classically fronted grade II listed mansion set within its own parkland. The house was originally built in 1784 and was subsequently enlarged and … Continue reading

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Brynkir Revisited

A weekend in north Wales, led to a rather spontaneous visit to Brynkir, which is located on the edge of the beautiful Snowdonia  National Park. Leaving the car in a lay by I asked my friends to follow me.  Slightly … Continue reading

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Llawhadden House

Llawhadden House is a Grade II listed hall which sits comfortably to the side of the road only a few minutes walk away from Llawhadden Castle. The house fell victim to fire in 2000. Sadly the elderly owner perished during … Continue reading

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