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Thursday, 14 April 2011

Cardiff Castle - Site Details Online Images Associated Sites & Records

Cardiff Castle, general view from south-east
RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph taken on 13/01/2005
AP_2005_0026   NPRN 33
Cardiff Castle was established within the walls of a mighty Roman fort (NPRN 301346) by William I of England in about 1081. The castle had a chequered history and fell into decline following the civil war. From 1776 a program of landscaping, clearance and reconstruction was embarked upon and from 1868 through to the 1920s the castle was transformed according to the fantastical Gothic plans of William Burgess and the Roman walls were cleared and reconstructed ...
Read full site description of Cardiff Castle on Coflein - Discovering Our Past Online

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