Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CAERGWRLE CASTLE


CAERGWRLE CASTLE
Photo Gregg Archer

The castle was built on a hill above the River Alun in c.1277 by Welsh allied to the English. It was destroyed by fire in 1283 and then abandoned before it had been completed. Now it is in ruins but part of the tower and curtain wall still stand.


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Directions
A541, 5 miles north of Wrexham
Wrexham Rd, Caergwrle, Wrexham LL12 9DG

 



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