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Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House

High Street
Conwy
North Wales
LL32 8DE

At the heart of Medieval Conwy stands Plas Mawr, the "Great Hall", built between 1576 and 1585 for the Welsh merchant, Robert Wynn. This richly decorated building is an architectural gem, possibly the best preserved Elizabethan townhouse in Great Britain. It dominates the town of Conwy with its gatehouse, stepped gables and lookout tower. This "worthy plentiful house" is especially noted for the quality and quantity of its ornamental plasterwork, now fully restored to its original splendour. Plas Mawr's authentic period atmosphere is further enhanced by furnishings, many original to the house, based on an inventory of the contents in 1665.The interior with its elaborately decorated plaster ceilings and fine wooden screens, reflects the wealth and influence of the Tudor gentry in Wales.

General Information:
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Site exhibition
  • Audio-visual presentations
  • Audio tour (included in price).

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    Conwy via A55 or B5106.

    Plas Mawr Elizabethan Town House Postcode for SatNav: LL32 8DE

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