First Plas Gunter Mansion survey raises more questions about the house’s hidden secrets

The Grade II* listed building, bought for the community by The Welsh Georgian Trust in 2017, is of historical importance because of the discovery of a secret chapel in the attic where Catholics worshipped during a period when it was illegal and dangerous to do so. It is the only known recusant chapel that exists in Wales and one of the best surviving examples in the whole of Britain. One of the priests who led the secret services was denounced to Parliament by priest-hunter, John Arnold of Llanfihangel Court. He was arrested, hanged,…Read more