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BBC Wales History BBC Wales History | 12:30 UK time, Thursday, 5 August 2010

The future of one of Wales' oldest inhabited buildings, Llwyn Celyn within the Brecon Beacons National Park, has been secured.

The building will be bought by the Landmark Trust after securing £335,000 funding from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) and Cadw.

Llwyn Celyn 1 crown copyrightLlwyn Celyn 2 crown copyright

Llwyn Celyn (Crown copyright: Royal Commission of the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales)

The main hall and an adjoining block were built between 1480 and 1500 and the Grade-I listed medieval hall is considered to be the most significant inhabited building "at risk" in Wales.

Read the full article on this historic house in the Western Mail.

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