Glyn Cywarch

Talsarnau, Gwynedd, LL47 6TE

A seventeenth-century gentleman's residence displaying a fusion of regional traditions and renaissance ideas, retaining original interior detail of exceptional quality.

Glyn Cywarch

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Glyn Cywarch is a Grade II* listed gentry house, originally built by William Wynn in 1616. It is an ambitious building of Renaissance character, displaying a character distinctive of its region, accompanied by a walled garden. It has been and still is, the Harlech family seat since the 1800s.

The sub-medieval tradition is evident in the layout and original detail of a high order remains in-situ. There are numerous features of special architectural significance throughout the main house, the adjoining buildings and grounds.

The house is Listed as ‘a major early C17 Gentry House, its architectural ambition and social status marked in a fusion of regional traditions and renaissance ideas, retaining original interior detail of exceptional quality.’

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