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Plas Dinefwr (also known as Dynevor Castle)

Introduction

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.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dinefwr/facilities-and-access/
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The site is open daily throughout the year, with shorter hours in the winter months.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.u...

Owners

The National Trust

Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA
History

Period

18th Century

Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW(Dy)12(CAM)
  • Grade: I
  • Scheduled Ancient Monument

  • Reference: Cm 29 Dynevor Castle
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Dairy Cottage
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: dovecot
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: fountain in small formal garden
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: ice house
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: inner courtyard ranges
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: low stone wall and gates to ha-ha
  • Grade: II
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Old Dynevor Castle
  • Grade: I
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: outer courtyard ranges
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: Plas Dinefwr
  • Grade: II*
  • CADW Register of Listed Buildings in Wales

  • Reference: St Tyfi's Church
  • Grade: II

Features

  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: The house was in existence by 1454, with later additions and modifications.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Ha-ha
  • Fountain
  • Dairy
  • Description: Dairy cottage
  • Dovecote
  • Icehouse
  • Ruin
  • Description: The remains of the medieval castle.
  • Lake
  • Planting
  • Description: There are two walled gardens.
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Description: Walled kitchen garden.
  • Drive
Key Information

Type

Landscape Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

House

Period

18th Century

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

200

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Llandeilo

References

References