Dinefwr Park


Unpublished National Trust and Wildlife Trust South and West Wales Reports

  • Bullock, D., 2003. Nature Conservation - Significance
  • Ellis, R., 1995. Excavation Plans – The Victorian Garden
  • Evans, C.E., Dignam, C., Jones, R., Williams, M.G. and King, J.C., 1989. Dinefwr Park Survey Report.
  • Evans, S., 2003. Home Farm Dinefwr - Significance
  • Fay, N., Rose, B., and de Berker, N., 2003. Dinefwr Estate Veteran Tree Survey
  • Garfi. S., 2003. The National Trust Archaeological Survey Dinefwr Park.
  • Hancock, B., 1999. Dinefwr White Park Cattle.
  • Hughes, G., 2003. A Roman Fort at Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo; a commentary on a geophysical survey by Stratascan.
  • Jenkins, T., 2003. A Macroinvertebrate Survey of the Lakes and Streams of the National Trust Estate, Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo.
  • Jenkins, K., 2003. A Macrophyte Survey of the Lakes and Streams of the National Trust Estate, Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo.
  • Latham, J., 1992. Survey of World War II Hospital, Dinefwr
  • Latham, J. and Plunkett Dillon, E., 1986. Dinefwr Park, National Trust Archaeological Survey
  • Lister, J.A., Foster, A.P. and Alexander, K.N.A., 1994. Biological Survey Dinefwr.
  • Lucas, S., 1999. Castle Woods Nature Reserve Site Management Plan.
  • Moggridge, H., 2003. Parc Dinefwr Designed Landscape Survey
  • Muckle, P., 2002. Survey of Pen Parc. Dinefwr
  • Muckle, P., 2003.Survey of the Vernacular Farm Buildings at Dynevor Home Farm.
  • Murphy, K., 2003. Dinefwr Park Survey
  • Orange, A.O., 1988. The Lichens of Dinefwr ( also for nature Conservancy Council – now Countryside Council for Wales)
  • Phillipps, D., 2004. Dinefwr Learning Plan
  • Poole, A., 2001. A Survey of Bats at Dinefwr Park.
  • Suhr, S., 1995. A Historical Survey of the Building of Newton House
  • Wilson, H., 2003. Dinefwr Park; Survey of Five Buildings


  • Ordnance Survey Surveyors Notes, (unpublished manuscript), Carmarthenshire, 1811, National Library of Wales
  • Ordnance Survey 2 inch to the mile, (unpublished manuscript), Carmarthenshire, 1833
  • National Library of Wales
  • Ordnance Survey, 1885. Carmarthenshire, Sheet XXXIII,15 . 25 inches to the mile.
  • Ordnance Survey, 1905. Carmarthenshire, Sheet XXXIII,15 . 25 inches to the mile
  • Tithe Map and Schedule (unpublished manuscript), Llandyfeisant Parish, Carmarthenshire, 1839. National Library of Wales


The Dynevor papers are deposited in Carmarthen Record Office and the National Library of Wales. Several remain in the private possession of Lord Dynevor.

Published Material

  • Allen. C.S., 1871. Photographs in South Wales Patronised by Her Majesty, the Queen and dedicated to the Right Hon. Countess of Cawdor.
  • Baker, J., 1794. A picturesque guide to the Local Beauties of Wales.
  • Barber, J.T., 1803. A Journey into South Wales
  • Beamon, S., and Roaf, S., 1990. The Ice Houses of Britain.
  • Briggs, C.S., 1997. The Fabric of Parklands and Gardens in the Twyi Valley and beyond. The Carmarthenshire Antiquary. Vol XXXIII, 88- 105
  • Cadw/ ICOMOS/Countryside Council for Wales, 1999. Register of Landscapes of Outstanding Historic Interest in Wales.
  • Cadw/ICOMOS, 2002. Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire, Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales, Part 1 Parks and Gardens.
  • Carmarthenshire County Council, 2002. A Local Biodiversity Action Plan for Carmarthenshire .
  • Clutterbuck, R., 1794. Journal of a Tour from Cardiff, Glamorganshire, through South and North Wales.
  • Davies, J. and Arnold, C., 2000. Roman and Early Medieval Wales.
  • Davies, M., 1973. Field Systems of South Wales. In Baker, A.R.H., and Butlin, R.A., (eds), Studies of Field Systems in the British Isles. 488-529
  • Evans, J., 1803. Letters Written During a Tour of South Wales in 1803.
  • Fenton, R., 1917. Tours in Wales 1804-13.
  • Gilpin, W., 1770. Observations on ht River Wye and Several Parts of South Wales.
  • Griffiths, R.A., 1964. Gruffydd ap Nicholas and the Rise of the House of Dinefwr. National Library of Wales Journal, Vol XII, 256-265
  • Griffiths, R. A.,1991. A Tale of Two Towns: Llandeilo Fawr and Dinefwr in the Middle Ages.In James, H., (ed) Sir Gar: Studies in Carmarthenshire History, 205-226.
  • Harvey, G., 2003. Parkland. The National Trust Living Landscape Series
  • Jones, P.S., Stevens, D.P., Blackstock, T.H., Burrows, C.R., and Howe, E.A., 2003. Priority Habitats in Wales. Countryside Council for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government.
  • Keen, R., 1991. Parc Dinefwr, Llandeilo, Dyfed. Journal of Garden History, Vol. 11, No 4, 217-223.
  • Lipscomb, G., 1802. A Journey into South Wales
  • Malkin, B.H., 1807. The Scenery Antiquities and Biography of South Wales.
  • Moore D., 1993. Dinefwr and Dynevor: A Place name Study. Carmarthenshire Antiquary, Vol XXIX, 5-11.
  • Moore, D., 1994. Artists' Views of Dynevor. Carmarthenshire Antiquary, XXX, 113-123.
  • Moore, D., 1994. Dynevor Castle and Newton House: Some Seventeenth Century Pictures. Archaeologia Cambrensis , 143, 204-235
  • Palmer,H., 1994. ‘Mr Bundy's Book' Administration and the Workforce – Dynevor Castle 1856. The Carmarthenshire Antiquary , Vol XXX, 113-123
  • Rees, S. and Caple, C., 1999. Dinefwr Castle – Drwyslwyn Castle.
  • Rees, T., 1819. A Topographical and Historical Description of South Wales (1815).
  • Roscoe, T., 1837. Wanderings in Wales .
  • Rowler, A.P., 1909. Dynevor Castle. Gardener's Chronicle. 1909. 165-166.
  • Sael, G., 1798. A Collection of Welsh Tours .
  • Stroud, D., 1975. Capability Brown.
  • Whittle, E., 1992. The Historic Gardens of Wales.
  • Whittle, E., 2000. The Historic Parks and Gardens of Carmarthenshire. The Carmarthenshire Antiquary . Vol XXXVI, 87-102.