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Hafodunos: A Gilbert Scott Masterpiece

The alarm rang at 6.30am and after almost four hours of driving through some of the most beautiful scenery that North Wales has to offer, I arrived along a country road and was greeted by the gate house. I slowed … Continue reading

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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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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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Baron Hill (Part 1: Gatehouse & Gardens)

I made my way from mainland North Wales, over the bridge to Angelsey and towards my destination; the colossal neo-Palladian mansion of Baron Hill.  Before getting anywhere near the main house I passed its first gate house, which is not … Continue reading

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Too late for Gwylfa Hiraethog

Gwylfa Hiraethog sits high on the Denbigh Moors and was once a hunting lodge for its rich owner. The house is now completely ruined. It pains me to say this, but it is completely beyond repair. A few walls remain, … Continue reading

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