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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

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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