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Pentrefoelas Castle

Conwy, north Wales
SH 87005225

Photographs copyright 2003 by Laurie Oliver

Large motte, bailey small and doubtful, distinct trace of ring-wall, abandoned by 1198. Thought to be a scarped natural hill: an oval mound, c.35m NW-Se by 30m & 7.5m high, having a level summit, 20 NW-SE by 12m, set within an irregular scarped area, c.90m NW-SE by 54m, the whole damaged by quarrying on the NE.

 

 


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