SH4762 : Caernarfon Castle and the River Seiont

taken 1 year ago, near to Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Caernarfon Castle and the River Seiont
Caernarfon Castle and the River Seiont
Caernarfon Castle seen from the south across the River Seiont.
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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Place (from Tags)
Caernarfon 
County (from Tags)
Gwynedd 
Country (from Tags)
Wales 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4774 6263 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.3403N 4:16.6603W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4768 6251
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Caernarfon Castle  Castle  Cadw Heritage Site  Grade I Listed Building  World Heritage Site  Afon Seiont 

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