Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

ST CLEARS CASTLE


ST CLEARS CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

Earthworks, a 20 foot high motte and a large bailey remain of this Norman castle. There are a few traces of the stone walls. The castle was captured and destroyed by the Welsh in 1153, 1189 and 1215. It was still in use in the 15th century.


Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

 

Directions
A4066, south of the town, 9 miles west of Carmarthen
St Clears, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire SA33 4EN

 



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