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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsWestern Wall - Jerusalem, Israel

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The Western Wall is a remnant of the retaining wall built by Herod the Great in the 1st century BC, to encompass the Second Temple enclosure. It is the holiest Jewish site in the world and a renowned symbol of Jerusalem's Old City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: 3/29/2009

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsRoman Fort - Ruin - Norfolk, Great Britain.

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The partially excavated remains of a Roman fort, including wall, road, ditch sections, and building foundations. Built around AD 200 for a unit of the Roman army, occupied until the end of the 4th century. Caister on Sea, Norfolk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLaugharne Castle - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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Hear the name Laugharne, you Think Dylan Thomas, but also think Castle too. The magnificent medieval castle, is located at Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 8/28/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Dinefwr Castle - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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Castell Dinefwr Castle - Can well be said to be the best truly Welsh castle remaining to this day - as distinct form such as Caernarfon or Conway, built by the English for the suppression of Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Dryslwyn - Ruin - Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Castell Dryslwyn Castle - Located in stunning hilltop location above the Tywi Valley, 5 Miles West of Llandeilo, in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNeolithic tomb - Ruin - Gower, Wales. Great Britain.

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Parc Cwm long cairn (Welsh: carn hir Parc Cwm), also known as Parc le Breos burial chamber (siambr gladdu Parc le Breos). A partly restored Neolithic chambered tomb, built around 3,850 years BC. Gower, Swansea. South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Llansteffan - Ruin - Carmarthenshire - Wales.

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Castell Llansteffan Castle - Stands on a headland with stunning views overlooking the sand-flats of the mouth of the river Tywi. The castle changed hands several times over the centuries, due to battles between the Normans and the Welsh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 1/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsPennard Castle - Ruin - Gower, Swansea,Wales.

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Pennard Castle is a ruined castle, west of the village of Pennard in the Gower Peninsula. The Castle has stunning views overlooking three cliffs Bay and Oxwich Bay. The castle was established in the 12th century but abandoned in the 1400s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsHen Gastell y Bewpry - Ruin - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Great Britain.

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Hen Gastell y Bewpry - (English: Old Beaupre Castle)- is a ruined medieval fortified manor house, dating from the 1300s, located in the community of Llanfair, near Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Quentins Castle - Ruin - Llanblethian, Wales. Great Britain.

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St Quintins Castle (also known as St Quentins Castle and Llanblethian Castle) is a 14th century ruined castle under the care of Cadw. located in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNarberth Castle - Ruin - Pembrokeshire, Wales. Great Britain.

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Castell Narberth Castle - Small but imposing medieval castle, built on a Mound to the South of Narberth, Pembrokshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/19/2012

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOgmore Castle - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Great Britain.

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Ogmore Castle guards a major fording place into southern Wales, and sits on flat land rather than atop a ridge-crest where nature would have provided extra defense. There are very deep remains of a moat, that used to be filled by the incoming tide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNewcastle Castle - Ruin - Bridgend, Wales, Great Britain.

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This medieval Norman castle of known as 'Newcastle Castle' built in the Located in Bridgend is strategically placed on a high bluff above the Ogmore valley to guard the river crossing below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCoity Castle - Ruin - Bridgend, Wales. Great Britain.

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Now greatly ruined, Coity Castle retains several distinctly Norman features. Well-preserved portions include the eastern face, parts of the battlements, and the wall-walk which connected the three-storied keep with the curtain wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNeath Castle - Ruin - Wales, Great Britain.

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Neath Castle was one of the minor Norman castles in the lordship of Glamorgan. Like the Romans before them, the Normans chose this strategic spot guarding the river crossing for a stronghold. Now surrounded by Supermarkets & Appartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Davids Bishop's Palace - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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The remains of the Bishops of St Davids principle palace are located alongside St Davids Cathedral in a grassy hollow. This would have been the finest collection of buildings in Wales during the medieval period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLLawhaden Castle - Ruin - Pembrokshire, Wales, Great Britain.

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Llawhaden Castle (Castell Llanhuadain) is a castle in the Pembrokeshire village of Llawhaden and 8 miles east of Haverfordwest, in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsWiston Castle - Ruin - Wales, Great Britain.

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Wiston Castle (Welsh: Castell Cas-wis) is a motte and bailey castle in the Pembrokeshire village of Wiston in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOxwich Castle - Ruin - Gower, Wales, Great Britain.

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Castell Oxwich Castle grand Tudor house, built in courtyard style, stands on a headland above the wide sweep of Oxwich Bay, Gower, Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCarmarthen Castle - Ruin - Pembrokshire, Wales. Great Britain.

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Carmarthen castle front gate and wall is almost all that is left of this once great Castle. You can see on Google Earth how the Castle remains are squeezed between the Council office, and the houses and shops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsAbergavenny Castle - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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Abergavenny Castle is a ruined castle built by the Normans in 1087. Now a grade 1, British Listed & Protected monument. Located in the bustling market town of Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsConwy Town Walls - Gwynedd, Wales, Great Britain.

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Conwy's town walls some of the finest and best preserved sets of defensive medieval walls in Europe, with twenty-one towers and several gateways. The Walls are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, administered by CADW, located in Conwy, Gwynedd, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: 7/6/2014

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsTown Walls Caernarfon - Gwynedd, Wales, Great Britain.

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Caernarfon Town Walls - A World Heritage Site - In the fortified town of Caernarfon are the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century, military architecture in Europe, as demonstrated by their completeness, and pristine state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsChapel of St Non - Ruin - St Davids, Wales, Great Britain.

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The Chapel of St Non is located on the coast near St David's in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Held by tradition to mark the birthplace of St David.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: 7/4/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsHaverfordwest Castle, Castle Street, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK

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Haverfordwest was first mentioned in 1188. In the 13th century it withstood an attack by Llywelyn the Great. It was also strong enough to repulse an attack in 1405 during Owain Glyndwr's war of Welsh independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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