Newcastle Emlyn Castle

Newcastle Emlyn Castle
Newcastle Emlyn Castle Photo - William M. Connolley - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 3.0



Castle Facts:

Location: Newcastle Emlyn in Carmarthenshire, Wales.
Built: 13th century
Condition: Ruin.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: Newcastle Emlyn Castle, in the town of Newcastle Emlyn in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The ruined 13th-century castle, mentioned in Brut y Tywysogion in 1215, when it was seized by Llewelyn the Great (Welsh: Llywelyn ap Iorwerth). It was recaptured by English forces in 1288, bringing Rhys ap Maredudd's revolt to an end. The castle was captured by the Welsh during the revolt of 1287-8, and also by Owain Glyndwr in 1403.

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