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Neuadd Fawr: The south east elevation

Here we have  Neuadd Fawr in Carmarthenshire, The  first photo was take over 100 years ago the second in 2013 after the house had become derelict. you can see that the stone balustrade was removed at some point. I have recreated the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Blaenblodau Hall

Blaenblodau Hall sits on a wooded site in Cardiganshire, well hidden from the road yet with much natural sunlight reaching it. Stone walls with ornate gates surround it. It is a good size house that has not been left empty … Continue reading

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Magical Edwinsford

Edwinsford sits on the banks of the River Cothi with its own single arched bridge crossing over the river. The earliest part is the square building to the left with the single chimney stack in the centre. To the right … Continue reading

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