SJ0277 : Twthill

taken 10 years ago, near to Rhuddlan, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Twthill
Twthill
This is the site of the first castle in Rhuddlan, which was a motte and bailey castle raised by Robert of Rhuddlan in 1073. According to the Domesday book (1086), William the Conqueror granted him power over the whole of north Wales beyond the Clwyd for an annual rent of 40.
On top of this mound, the "motte", there would have been a wooden stockade and tower.
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SJ0277, 95 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 November, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 November, 2007
Category
Mound   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 026 776 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:17.2108N 3:27.7053W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 026 777
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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