The remains are 13th and 14th century on the site of an 11th century Norman earthwork castle. The gatehouse was added in 14th century, but by the 16th century it was in ruins. The south wall was then demolished and a house was built in inside, although this has now been removed.

Photos Andrew Tivenan


In the town at Junction of Park Road with PorthyCastell, 3 miles south of Cardiff


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