Crickhowell Castle


Crickenhowell Castle was constructed shortly after the conquest of the former Welsh Kingdom of Brycheiniog, It was originally a motte-and-bailey fortification built on behalf of a powerful Anglo-Norman Marcher Lord. The castle was substantially rebuilt in the late thirteenth century but was  destroyed during the Owain Glyndŵr rebellion.


Crickhowell is a small and picturesque Welsh town in the  Usk Valley and lying to the south of the Black Mountains, the eastern part of the Brecon Beacons



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