Llancaiach Fawr Manor has been awarded a £900,000 grant, which will see the former servants' quarters in a hidden attic opened up to the public for the first time.
The Grade One listed Tudor mansion in Nelson, near Caerphilly, is restored and furnished as it would have been in the seventeeth century, as Hannah Thomas reports.
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The decision comes after a campaign led by Plaid Cymru and Rhondda Cynon Taf councillor Elyn Stephens to eradicate period poverty.
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