A Royal Home in Wales: Llwynywormwood

A Royal Home in Wales: Llwynywormwood

by Mark Baker
     
 

Reveals the fascinating history of the first royal home in Wales since the English Civil War. Purchased in 2006 by the Duchy of Cornwall, Llwynywermod is, amazingly, the first royal home situated in Wales since the time of the English Civil War. A secluded and forgotten estate set tranquilly in the heart of Carmarthenshire, Llwynywermod has been a highly significant…  See more details below

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Reveals the fascinating history of the first royal home in Wales since the English Civil War. Purchased in 2006 by the Duchy of Cornwall, Llwynywermod is, amazingly, the first royal home situated in Wales since the time of the English Civil War. A secluded and forgotten estate set tranquilly in the heart of Carmarthenshire, Llwynywermod has been a highly significant and symbolic purchase for The Prince of Wales. This book charts the history of a once great estate and follows a family s changing fortunes from the sale and subsequent demolition of the mansion house to its recent renaissance. The new Welsh royal home of The Prince of Wales. It is the first ever publication on the history of Llwynywermod and the Griffies-Williams family. It also has high royal interest as well as architectural and historical appeal. This book is fascinating for those interested in Welsh social and cultural history. An ideal gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906373603
Publisher:
Accent Press, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/16/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Baker has written ten books on Welsh houses and their families, as well as campaigning tirelessly for the historic built environment.

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