Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

PRESTEIGNE CASTLE


PRESTEIGNE CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

There are earthworks with a small motte at one end in a park to the north of the town. It may have been in use as early as the late 11th century. Like Norton Castle and Knighton Castle it was destroyed by the Welsh in 1262 and not rebuilt.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
B4355, 5 miles south of Knighton

 



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