Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

HOLT CASTLE


HOLT CASTLE
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It was built in 1283 in red sandstone in a pentagonal shape overlooking the River Dee. Little now remains of the original four round towers and square barbican as it was demolished in the 17th century and the stone used to build Eaton Hall.


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Directions
On the eastern side of Holt, off the A534. 5 miles north-east of Wrexham

 



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