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 Castles of Wales - Abergavenny Castle


Location
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales

Description
The castle was originally built around 1090 by Hamelin de Ballon, the Norman conqueror of the area.It was originally a motte and bailey castle, and was rebuilt in stone during the thirteenth century. The present keep was built in Victorian times.


Other Castles in the Area
  Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
  Kilpeck Castle, Herefordshire
  Longtown Castle, Herefordshire
  Brecon Castle, Powys
  Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly
  Caldicot Castle, Monmouthshire
  Castell Troggy, Monmouthshire
  Chepstow Castle, Monmouthshire
  Crickhowell Castle, Powys
  Cyfartha Castle, Glamorgan
  Grosmont Castle, Monmouthshire
  Newport Castle, Monmouthshire
  Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
  Skenfrith Castle, Monmouthshire
  Tretower Castle, Powys
  Usk Castle, Monmouthshire
  White Castle, Monmouthshire





White Castle
Abergavenny Castle

Photograph by Nigel Davies. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Abergavenny Castle map