SH4762 : Caernarfon Castle

taken 24 years ago, near to Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
The greatest of the castles built in Wales by Edward I. It was built as both a fortress and a palace between 1283 and 1327. There had been an earlier, timber castle on a motte, of c.1100, on the site. It was perhaps unusual in that it was not destroyed after falling to the Parliamentarians during the Civil War.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 July, 1993   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 December, 2005
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 478 626 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.3252N 4:16.6057W
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