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castles

09 June 2009

1892 – Grandtully Castle, Scotland

Architect: Williams, West & Slade

09 June 2009

1283 – Harlech Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George Harlech Castle, begun in 1283 by Edward I of England, captured by Owen Glendower, and later the stronghold of Henry Tudor. The castle was originally built next to...

09 June 2009

1284 – Caernarfon Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George The town is best known for its great stone castle, built by Edward I of England and consequently seen as a symbol of English domination. Edward’s architect, James...

09 June 2009

1820-45 – Penrhyn Castle, Wales

Architect: Thomas Hopper Originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a...

09 June 2009

1870s – Castell Coch, Cardiff

Architect: William Burges Castell Coch, or in Welsh, the Red Castle is an elaborately decorated Victorian folly designed by Burges for John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute and built in the 1870s. However,...

09 June 2009

1870 – Cardiff Castle, Wales

Architect: William Burges A Norman castle but substantially altered and extended during the Victorian period (1860s and 1870s) by John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute, and the architect William Burges. Original Norman work...