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Bronllys Hall was built in the mid 18th century and has served many purposes throughout its life. It has been known as Pontywal House and Mansion House and most recently served as the headquarters of a health board. It is not listed, but is within a Registered National Park.

The project has been incredibly interesting for us as the park and gardens have been left to grow wild for a considerable time. In recent times, we have found a large lake, an icehouse and a dilapidated gardener’s cottage. Part of the work that we do as Conservation Architects is making sure that we are reactive to fantastic finds such as these and making sure that they form part of the overall vision for our clients. The heritage asset is surrounded by many buildings which will support its new lease of life as a tourism venue.

Fire has played an important part in its evolution and the main house was rebuilt in the mid-19th century. Various high sheriffs of the county owned the property before it passed into the hands of the Welsh National Memorial Association in May 1913, when it became a tuberculosis hospital.

Because the building has been built, destroyed, and rebuilt through multiple cycles, it has a particularly interesting backstory that our client is keen to respect. The proposal is to convert the existing building into accommodation that can be booked out in its entirety and used for conferences, weddings and celebrations, or used as a traditional hotel in its own right.

Conversion of former Mansion House
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