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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 Wales.

The 192-acre (0.78 km2) estate is near the village of Myddfai, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire; the Duchy completed its purchase of the property in March 2007. 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[1] using traditional building techniques.[2] It was once the coach house to the now ruined 13-bedroom country house of the Griffies-Williams family that stood nearby.

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took up residence at the property in June 2008.[3]

The courtyard range adjoining the main house is let as holiday accommodation when the Prince is not in residence.[4]

The historian Mark Baker has written a book detailing the history of the estate and restoration, entitled A Royal Home in Wales: Llwynywermod.[5] It was originally commissioned by the Welsh Historic Gardens Trust, who presented a special leather-bound copy to the Prince of Wales in February 2008.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Craig Hamilton Architects: Llwynywermod
  2. ^ "The Prince of Wales visits Llwynywermod near Myddfai"
  3. ^ "The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall inhabit Llwynywermod for first time" (Press release). Clarence House. 23 June 2008. Retrieved 21 October 2008. 
  4. ^ Premier Cottages
  5. ^ Baker, Mark (2008). A Royal Home in Wales: Llwynywermod. Accent Press. ISBN 978-1-906373-60-3.

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

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


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