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Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Golden Grove, a seat of the Earl of Cawdor in Carmarthenshire, on the river Teifi, 2½ miles SSW of Llandeilo. It stands on a terrace on a hillside, is a modern edifice in the Tudor style, with tall central tower, and contains some interesting portraits and pictures. A previous mansion stood on lower ground, amid what are now gardens, was the seat of the Earls of Carberry, and gave refuge to Jeremy Taylor after the death of Charles I. There is a station on the Central Wales and Carmarthen Junction branch of the L. & N.W.R., and a post office (R.S.O.); money order office, Llandilo; telegraph office, railway station.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carmarthenshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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