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Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru - Y Tŷ Hir

General exterior view of Tyddyn Llwydion
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On tonights episode of Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru, Aled Samuel looks at a familiar sight in the Welsh landscape, the Long House (farmhouse and cowshed under one roof) a building of architectural and cultural significance.

Channel: S4C
Time: 21:00
Date: 3 November, 2010
Series title: Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru

Tyddyn Llwydion a late medieval farmhouse, dated using dendochronology to 1533. Recorded by the Royal Commission before it was demolished in 2001.

Tyddyn Llwydion, Pennnant Melangell; cutaway reconstruction drawing, as published in the RCAHMW volume, Houses and History in the Marches of Wales. Radnorshire 1400-1800, page 87, figure 85.
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Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru - Bilingual Publication
This stunningly illustrated book provides a wonderful opportunity for a better understanding of our precious architectural history – from the early Medieval House and the Longhouse to Houses of the Welsh Border, through to the Modern House and the Cottage. For the first time it features spectacular CGI images which provide unique perspective views of the Welsh house.

Series link to last weeks episode:
Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru - Tai Eryri - subtitles available.
(Houses of the Welsh Countryside - The Snowdonia house)

First Episode:
Cartrefi Cefn Gwlad Cymru - Y Ty Neuadd - subtitles available.
(Houses of the Welsh Countryside - The Hall House)

Related Domestic Architecture Links:
Read more: Tyddyn Llwydion
Further: Tyddyn Llwydion images Coflein - Discovering Our Past Online 
Review of Contents: Houses of the Welsh Countryside

Coflein is the NMRW's public online database, searchable geographically through Ordnance Survey maps or by text queries.

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