“Lavish” Medieval Farmhouse- Carswell Medieval House

Carswell medieval house was possibly built some time in the 15th century. It was owned by the Earl of Pembroke, who let it out to his tenants- one of whom was called William Wyte. Admittedly, despite Ian’s repeated use of the word lavish, it’s not lavish by modern standards, or by the standards at the time; but for a simple farmhouse, it was pretty extravagant. Now, although it’s clearly no longer livable in (as its roof went sometime in the 19th century) it still has ties to farming; being tucked away in the middle of some farm buildings. Although it’s not a castle, it does give you a glimpse into the life of a normal medieval household.

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