Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

TWTHILL CASTLE


TWTHILL CASTLE
Photo Andrew Tivenan

The motte and bailey castle was built in 1073, on the site of a Welsh Palace by River Clwyd. It was captured a number of times in the 12th and 13th centuries. When the Welsh defences were strengthened in the 1280's a new castle was built nearby at Rhuddlan Castle.

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

 

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A525, on the hill overlooking Rhuddlan
Rhuddlan, Clwyd LL18 5RL

 



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