Plas Dinefwr, (also known as Dynevor Castle), Carmarthenshire, Wales
Record Id: 2643
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The site is a beautiful and picturesque landscape park of around 1750-1780. It incorporates the remains of a medieval castle, small lake, two walled gardens, and fine sweeping drives. Lancelot Brown is known to have visited and to have admired it.
Brief history of site
The castle, possibly erected about 1151, was ruined by the early-16th century. The mansion house at the nearby settlement of Newton was in existence by 1454. It was partially rebuilt around 1660, and changed again around 1720 and 1857.
Address: Llandeilo, SA19 6RT
Carmarthenshire; Llandeilo; Llandeilo
Historical County: Carmarthenshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||159||Grid Ref:||SN614225|
Opening contact details:
The site is open daily throughout the year, with shorter hours in the winter months.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1151
Main period of development: 18th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 200