Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

EWLOE CASTLE


EWLOE CASTLE
Photo Eric Dewhurst

The outer walls and the circular tower of this Welsh castle were built in 1257, strengthening the earlier rectangular Welsh Tower which is thought to date from c. 1210. It was captured By King Edward 1 in 1277 and after this it was abandoned, with new and stronger defences being erected nearby at Flint.

CADW open April to September.


Photo Eric Dewhurst Photo Eric Dewhurst

 

Directions
A5125, 2 miles west of Queensferry
Deeside, Flintshire CH5 3BZ

 



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