The terraced lawn steps.

If you search the grounds of Cefn Ila you may come across a derelict double set of steps with trees either side. These are the steps on the terraced lawn that can be seen in the photo of the house with bushes either side. So if you were to stand at the top of the steps and look forward you would have been looking onto the lawn on the southeast facing side of Cefn Ila house (what most people think of as the front of the house) which will give you an indication of where the old house once stood. The steps have however deteriorated considerably over the last 6 years since the left-hand photo was taken in 2009, probably due to the increased footfall now that Cefn Ila has been opened up to the public. It may not be long and they will have disappeared forever.

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2009 and 2015

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