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Houses and Households in Wales

in Tudor and Stuart Times

We all need somewhere to live.  Today, most people live in houses or flats.  We have bedrooms and living rooms, and bathrooms and kitchens.  Our houses have electric lights and our water comes from taps.  But what were houses like in the past?  And what was it like to live in these houses?


What were houses like in Wales in Tudor and Stuart times?


To find out,

Let's look at Plas Mawr

Drawing of Plas Mawr by Terry Ball, 1997
Drawing copyright CADW