Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

CRICKHOWELL CASTLE


CRICKHOWELL CASTLE
Photo Charles Taylor

A fifty feett high motte remains from the 12th century castle, surrounded by the remains of the barbican and part of the gatehouse. The bailey is now a recreation ground. It was abandoned in the 15th century and most of the stone removed for buildings in the town.


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Directions
Off the A40, 7 miles north west of Abergavenny

 



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