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SH7879 :: Castell Deganwy Castle

Taken 16 years ago by Jonathan Wilkins near Llandudno, Conwy, Wales

Castell Deganwy Castle by Jonathan Wilkins
Castell Deganwy Castle

The ruined walls of Deganwy Castle surmount a crag of Ordovician rhyolitic tuff. The original castle was of wood, but it was destroyed by the Welsh lest it fall to the English. The present walls are what remains of reconstruction by Henry III from 1245, although it was again destroyed by the Welsh in 1283.
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Subject Grid Square SH7879
Subject Lat/Long 53.298480,-3.824542 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Llandudno, Conwy, Wales
Photographer Jonathan Wilkins
Taken 20060819 200608 2006 (about 16 years ago)
Submitted 2006-08-19
Subject ancient site ·
Group Remains of Deganwy Castle · Ruins of Deganwy Castle ·
Term reconstruction · welsh · rhyolitic tuff · henry iii · crag ·

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