SH4762 : Castle Ditch

taken 3 years ago, near to Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Castle Ditch
Castle Ditch
Castle Ditch from the Well Tower at Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
King Edward I ordered the start of building work in 1283 as the castle evolved from an earlier motte-and-bailey structure on the site to a fortified town incorporating the town walls by 1285, though work was abruptly halted in 1294 when it was taken in a rebellion led by Madog ap Llywelyn. The English re-took Caernarfon in 1295 and set about rebuilding the town walls and completing the castle in a number of phases until 1330. It is grade I listed, a scheduled ancient monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the care of Cadw LinkExternal link
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SH4762, 1121 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Caernarfon 
Listed Building Status (from Tags)
Grade I 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4784 6270 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.3798N 4:16.5727W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4780 6268
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Historic Town  Scheduled Ancient Monument  Unesco World Heritage Site  Caernarfon Castle 

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