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Image for Pennard Castle - Ruin - Gower, Swansea,Wales.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsPennard Castle - Ruin - Gower, Swansea,Wales.

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Pennard Castle is a ruined castle, west of the village of Pennard in the Gower Peninsula. The Castle has stunning views overlooking three cliffs Bay and Oxwich Bay. The castle was established in the 12th century but abandoned in the 1400s.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsFirst Baptist Church in Wales. 1649 AD

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Site of the First Baptist Church in Wales UK. AD 1649 The plaque on this ruin was unveiled in 1928 by David Lloyd George

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 4/15/2012

Image for Neolithic tomb - Ruin - Gower, Wales. Great Britain.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNeolithic tomb - Ruin - Gower, Wales. Great Britain.

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Parc Cwm long cairn (Welsh: carn hir Parc Cwm), also known as Parc le Breos burial chamber (siambr gladdu Parc le Breos). A partly restored Neolithic chambered tomb, built around 3,850 years BC. Gower, Swansea. South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

Image for Oxwich Castle - Ruin - Gower, Wales, Great Britain.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOxwich Castle - Ruin - Gower, Wales, Great Britain.

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Castell Oxwich Castle grand Tudor house, built in courtyard style, stands on a headland above the wide sweep of Oxwich Bay, Gower, Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOystermouth Castle, Swansea, Wales.

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Oystermouth Castle, a preserved ruin, is located in a stunning location on the hill in Mumbles, overlooking Swansea Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mair Wales

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 9/19/2012

Image for Woebly Castle, Llanrhidian, Swansea, Walesview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsWoebly Castle, Llanrhidian, Swansea, Wales

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Weobley Castle, Preserved Ruin, overlooks the Llanrhidian marsh and the Llwchwr (Loughor) estuary, near Swansea, Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mair Wales

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 4/12/2012

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSalt House - Port Eynon, Wales, UK

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The remains of the Salt house lies in the west side of Port Eynon Bay on the Gower Peninsular.

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location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2008

last visited: 11/25/2009

Image for Disused Mill, Singleton Park, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsDisused Mill, Singleton Park, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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A disused water wheel in Singleton park that is now maintained (partially) for posterity, it is fenced off and no longer in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2011

last visited: 3/28/2012

Image for Loughor Castle - Ruin - (Casllwchwr) - Wales. Great Britain.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLoughor Castle - Ruin - (Casllwchwr) - Wales. Great Britain.

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Three Ruins in one location, Castle tower, Norman earthwork castle, and a Roman fort. All located in Loughor, Swansea, South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLoughor Bridge - Remmnant - Wales. Great Britain.

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The Loughor Railway Viaduct was the only surviving timber rail bridge in the Country. It was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1852. The new bridge carries the South Wales main line across the tidal estuary of the River Loughor.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/28/2013

last visited: 8/28/2013

Image for Swansea Castle, Strand Row, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSwansea Castle, Strand Row, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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Swansea Castle was founded by Henry de Beaumont in 1106 as the caput of the lordship of Gower, in Swansea, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2011

last visited: 4/4/2012

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNeath Abbey, Wales.

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Neath Abbey founded in 1130 AD. by the Norman Baron, Richard de Granville and described as the 'Fairest Abbey in all Wales' by Tudor Historian John Leland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 4/10/2012

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNeath Castle - Ruin - Wales, Great Britain.

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Neath Castle was one of the minor Norman castles in the lordship of Glamorgan. Like the Romans before them, the Normans chose this strategic spot guarding the river crossing for a stronghold. Now surrounded by Supermarkets & Appartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for Castell Kidwelly Castle - Ruin - Cydweli, Wales. Great Britain.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Kidwelly Castle - Ruin - Cydweli, Wales. Great Britain.

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Kidwelly castle is one of Wales's best-kept secrets. It is built on a steep hill overlooking the River Gwendraeth and the town of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

Image for Castell Llansteffan - Ruin - Carmarthenshire - Wales.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Llansteffan - Ruin - Carmarthenshire - Wales.

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Castell Llansteffan Castle - Stands on a headland with stunning views overlooking the sand-flats of the mouth of the river Tywi. The castle changed hands several times over the centuries, due to battles between the Normans and the Welsh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 1/8/2013

Image for Castell Dryslwyn - Ruin - Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Dryslwyn - Ruin - Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Castell Dryslwyn Castle - Located in stunning hilltop location above the Tywi Valley, 5 Miles West of Llandeilo, in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLaugharne Castle - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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Hear the name Laugharne, you Think Dylan Thomas, but also think Castle too. The magnificent medieval castle, is located at Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 8/28/2013

Image for Carreg Cennen Castle - Ruin - Trapp, Wales. Great Britainview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCarreg Cennen Castle - Ruin - Trapp, Wales. Great Britain

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Carreg Cennen - One of the most spectacularly sited Welsh castles. The Castle ruin, high on a limestone crag near the small village of Trapp. Located north of Swansea, four miles South of Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCastell Dinefwr Castle - Ruin - Wales. Great Britain.

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Castell Dinefwr Castle - Can well be said to be the best truly Welsh castle remaining to this day - as distinct form such as Caernarfon or Conway, built by the English for the suppression of Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/15/2013

Image for Carmarthen Castle - Ruin - Pembrokshire, Wales. Great Britain.view gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCarmarthen Castle - Ruin - Pembrokshire, Wales. Great Britain.

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Carmarthen castle front gate and wall is almost all that is left of this once great Castle. You can see on Google Earth how the Castle remains are squeezed between the Council office, and the houses and shops.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOgmore Castle - Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Great Britain.

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Ogmore Castle guards a major fording place into southern Wales, and sits on flat land rather than atop a ridge-crest where nature would have provided extra defense. There are very deep remains of a moat, that used to be filled by the incoming tide.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsNewcastle Castle - Ruin - Bridgend, Wales, Great Britain.

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This medieval Norman castle of known as 'Newcastle Castle' built in the Located in Bridgend is strategically placed on a high bluff above the Ogmore valley to guard the river crossing below.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 11/11/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsEwenny Priory Church - Remnants - Wales, Great Britain.

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Ewenny Priory Church of St Michael and All Angels - One of the most complete Norman fortified Churches in Wales. A monastery of the Benedictine order, founded in the 12th century. Ewenny Priory, in located in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsCoity Castle - Ruin - Bridgend, Wales. Great Britain.

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Now greatly ruined, Coity Castle retains several distinctly Norman features. Well-preserved portions include the eastern face, parts of the battlements, and the wall-walk which connected the three-storied keep with the curtain wall.

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location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Quentins Castle - Ruin - Llanblethian, Wales. Great Britain.

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St Quintins Castle (also known as St Quentins Castle and Llanblethian Castle) is a 14th century ruined castle under the care of Cadw. located in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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