Dduallt Manor

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Dduallt Manor
Plas y Dduallt.jpg
2006, photo: Jonathan Simkins
Status Residence
Location
Latitude 52:57:26N
Longitude 03:58:36W
Grid reference SH673418
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Coordinates: 52°57′26″N 3°58′04″W / 52.95731°N 3.96767°W / 52.95731; -3.96767

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Dduallt Manor is a small manor house, part dating from the 15th century. Oliver Cromwell allegedly stayed here during his campaign against the Royalists in North Wales. The house was bought by Colonel Andrew Campbell in 1962. At that time it did not have road access, which the Colonel rectified, but not before he had moved in all his furniture and household effects by rail.

He very generously allowed the Deviationists to use the rear and oldest part of it as a Mess during the construction period. This usage came to an end in autumn 1973.

The property, now in different ownership, has been split into two, the Manor house and the cottage. These were available separately for hire as self-catering accommodation. The current owner continues to hire the cottage but the Manor house is no longer available as accommodation although it can be hired for use as a film location.

Dduallt Manor - a picture taken in the FR closure period by Mr Wilcke of Holland. The Deviation's Mess was on the far side at the back. Photo courtesy of Ff&WHRs.


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