Author Archives: Tim James

Foxhall Newydd

Foxhall Newydd is a Grade 1 listed building and it is also a Scheduled Ancient Monument. It is located near Henllan in Denbighshire. It was 1592 when the building was started on the same site as an earlier house. It … Continue reading

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Crumbling Iscoed

The decaying entrance hallway at Iscoed

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Piercefield House

Piercefield House is a large ruined neo-Palladian mansion on the fringes of Chepstow.  I have made two visits to Piercefield during the last eighteen months. It is situated directly on a public footpath, so it is easy to access the … Continue reading

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Wern Manor For Sale

(Image Dafydd hardy Estate Agents) Wern Manor is a beautiful Grade II* listed manor located just outside Porthmadog. It is up for sale and in need of a new owner. Is anyone willing to renovate and love this old stone … Continue reading

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Neuadd Fawr

I had a fantastic trip to Neuadd Fawr – a house that I had wanted to visit for many years. From my 100+ photos taken on that day in March, this one remains my favourite. This inquisitive flock of sheep … Continue reading

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A hint of Italy in Carmarthenshire: part 2

The Italianate  tower of  Pantglas Hall is all that now survives of the main house of what was probably the finest Victorian Estate in Carmarthenshire. The house and also the gardens are Grade II listed. The stable block and a … Continue reading

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A hint of Italy in Carmarthenshire: part 1

Gellideg is an Italianate mansion not far from Carmarthen in West Wales. The life of this house was a really short one, as it lasted only 100 years before the owners found the house too costly to maintain, so they … Continue reading

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