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Llwynywermod, (Welsh: Llwynywermwd), also known as Llwynywormwood, is an estate owned by the Duchy of Cornwall, just outside the Brecon Beacons National Park in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The 192-acre (0.78 km2) estate is near the village of Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire.

History[edit]

William Williams, a relative to Anne Boleyn, was the original owner back in the 13th or 14th Centuries. At some time, the Griffies-Williams took on the title of a baronetcy in the early 18th century being close to the royals.[1]

In 2006, Llwynywermod was purchased by the Duchy of Cornwall as a residence for the Duke in Wales.[1] The Duchy completed its purchase of the property in March 2007.[citation needed] Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took up residence at the property in summer 2008.[1]

Buildings[edit]

The three-bedroom farmhouse was converted into a residence for Charles, Prince of Wales, who is also the Duke of Cornwall, by Craig Hamilton Architects[2] using traditional building techniques.[3] It was once the coach house to the now ruined 13-bedroom country house of the Griffies-Williams family that stood nearby. The courtyard range adjoining the main house is let as holiday accommodation when the Prince is not in residence.[4]


See also[edit]

  • Highgrove House, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, the family residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall
  • Clarence House, in St James's, London, the official residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall
  • Birkhall, a house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, inherited by Prince Charles from Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

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Coordinates: 51°58′09″N 3°47′29″W / 51.9691°N 3.7913°W / 51.9691; -3.7913


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