Cardiff Castle

Top 100:  position 264 Sources top 100:  position 308
Total score:  299 points Rating visitors:  4.6 of 29 visitors.
Total score now:  557 points Rating visitors now:  7.4 of 45 visitors.
Country:  Wales Founder:  Robert FitzHamon
Region:  Glamorgan
Building structure:  Motte-and-bailey
Place:  Cardiff Castle type:  Mountain castle
Era:  11-th century Condition:  Rebuild/Restored
Description:  The Norman keep was built on a high motte on the site of a Roman castra, first uncovered during the third Marquess of Bute's building campaign. The Norman keep, of which the shell remains, was constructed about 1091 by Robert Fitzhamon, lord of Gloucester???
Location:  Latitude: 51.482352778
Longitude: -3.1812194444

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