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Harlech Castle, North Wales

Posted by
Richard Irwin (Belper, United Kingdom) on 24 August 2008 in Architecture.

This castle was built from around 1283 in the reign of King Edward 1. It was famous for a seven year siege during The War of the Roses (1455-1487), and inspired the song 'Men of Harlech' (of which there are several versions)