Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

DOLFORWYN CASTLE


DOLFORWYN CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

Built by the Welsh in 1273 overlooking the Severn valley with a stone curtain wall which enclosed a cylindrical tower. It was captured and badly damaged in 1278, and afterwards was left to decay although some substantial masonry still stands.

Open, CADW.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan
Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
1 mile west of A483 at Abermule, northwest of Newtown

 



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