Caergwrle Castle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mafarrimond
N 53° 06.437 W 003° 02.216
30U E 497527 N 5884205
Quick Description: A masonary castle that stands on a hill overlooking the villages of Caergwrle and Hope.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/26/2005 12:14:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM1YW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Hornet
Views: 61

Long Description:
Caergwrle Castle was built between 1277 and 1282 by Dafydd a Graffydd who launched an ill fated rebellion against the English which led to Edward I's successful military campaign in Wales.

The ruined castle was rebuilt by Edward I but was abandoned shortly afterwards due to fire damage.

Entrance to the castle is free and easily accessible. There is a short somewhat steep walk to the castle.
Accessibility: Full access

Condition: Completely ruined

Admission Charge?: no

Website: Not listed

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