SO4520 : Great Tower, Skenfrith Castle

taken 9 years ago, near to Skenfrith, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Great Tower, Skenfrith Castle
Great Tower, Skenfrith Castle
This is a circular keep tower - similar ones can be found at Bronllys and Tretower. This was the main stronghold and residence. An external timber staircase would have led to the main chamber on the first floor and an internal stone spiral staircase led to the rooms above and also to the battlements. It was built around 1230.
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SO4520, 227 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 March, 2008
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 456 202 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.6841N 2:47.4213W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 456 202
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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