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Get the champagne ready…

Treleddyd Fawr Cottage  The story so far… #7 by Sarah Green, Curator and Treledddyd Fawr Cottage project manager After some debate about the final colour scheme with Martin the exterior of the cottage now has its final layer of colour – and is looking very good in its Ty Mawr Clean Yellow. The interior and … Continue reading

Our first open day

Treleddyd Fawr Cottage  The story so far… #6 by Sarah Green, Curator and Treledddyd Fawr Cottage project manager We held our first public Open Day on Saturday April 18th – luckily a most beautiful sunny spring day. This was very well organised by staff from Mathry Basecamp and from the St Davids shop, who arranged … Continue reading

Wind, rain and floods, but the roof is back on at Treleddyd Fawr cottage

The story so far… #4 by Sarah Green, Curator and project manager The site is about to shut down for the Christmas break, but before that we invited our neighbours into the site caravan to eat mincepies, say hello and to thank them for their patience during the sometimes disruptive building works in the midst of their small … Continue reading

And we’re off – work begins at the St David’s cottage

The story so far… #3 We are delighted that Phil Yates building contractors have won the contract to carry out the restoration of the cottage , writes Sarah Green, Curator and project manager. All the documents were signed and witnessed appropriately in Buildings Supervisor Martin Davies’s van on 16th September. Before they could start on … Continue reading

Getting to grips with our little St Davids Cottage

The story so far… #2 Since the first blog post we’ve made a lot of progress, writes Sarah Green, Curator and project manager. At the end of June the planning application for ‘ Restoration for holiday let, demolition of roofless block work lean-to, addition of roof lights at rear, change of roofing materials on rear … Continue reading

The last of its kind?

One of the last unaltered examples of a classic Pembrokeshire cottage has been left to us by the late Mr Glyn Griffiths with the wish that it is restored and its character is preserved. Close to the coast near St David’s, the Grade II listed cottage is a small ‘two up two down’ traditional lime-washed … Continue reading