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  The Castles of Wales
Above: Ewloe Castle in northeast Wales is among a class of lesser-known castles built by the native princes of Wales.
The first castle on this site may have been erected in the middle of the 12th century by Owain Gwynedd, and was likely improved later by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (the Great) and his grandson Llywelyn ap Gruffydd (the Last).
We provide information on over 400 different Welsh castles, accompanied by high quality photographs, as well as profiles of the men responsible for their construction and an explanation of the turbulent times in which they lived.
www.castlewales.com   (0 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of castles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The castle itself and surrounding land is built for comfortable living; however the propery would also be suitable for a corporate executive vacation place or as a main building for a huge resort complex.
Castle dating back the 17th century, 4700 sq.yd of living space, 38 bedrooms, with bathrooms, 3 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, equipped kitchen, elevator, stables, 2 guest houses, 12 acres park and 44 acres wood.
The realty is composed of: * the castle with 55.184m· land and 4.243m· farmland * the castle tavern with 263m· useful area * the Meier courtyard with 17,757m· land * and 1.345m· usable area It is possible to buy up low-priced building land and extend the available building area to 21.000m·.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-castles   (291 words)

  
 Major Castles in Southwest Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: )
his partial map of Wales shows the locations of what many consider to be the important or major castles for this section of southwest Wales.
A castle icon has been placed at the approximate locations.
Select castles by either clicking directly on the map, or from the list of castles below the map.
www.castlewales.com /wales_sw.html   (53 words)

  
  Castles for sale
Furthemore, given that the castle has been recently totally reorganized and that the farm is located in a DOC zone, this increases further the commercial value.
In the 12th Century the round tower was built and the abbot was given the castle and the title Count of Carbonana.
The castle itself and surrounding land is built for comfortable living; however the propery would also be suitable for a corporate executive vacation place or as a main building for a huge resort complex.
www.property.org.uk /unique/castles.html   (684 words)

  
  Castles for sale
The castle itself and surrounding land is built for comfortable living; however the propery would also be suitable for a corporate executive vacation place or as a main building for a huge resort complex.
Castle dating back the 17th century, 4700 sq.yd of living space, 38 bedrooms, with bathrooms, 3 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, equipped kitchen, elevator, stables, 2 guest houses, 12 acres park and 44 acres wood.
The realty is composed of: * the castle with 55.184m· land and 4.243m· farmland * the castle tavern with 263m· useful area * the Meier courtyard with 17,757m· land * and 1.345m· usable area It is possible to buy up low-priced building land and extend the available building area to 21.000m·.
property.org.uk /unique/castles.html   (1410 words)

  
 List of castles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The List of castles is a link page for any castle in the sense of a fortified building.
Chania - (Venetian Castle in the town of Chania, Crete)
Sfakia - Frangokastello (Venetian Castle in the town of Sfakia, Crete)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_castles   (148 words)

  
 Museum - list
The castle, seat of the MacNamara family from 1467, was occupied by Cromwellian forces as a consequence of Douglas MacNamara’s participation in the 1641 rebellion.
Built in 1500 this castle was captured by the Spanish in the winter of 1601, during the Battle of Kinsale; it was used to house captured American sailors during the American Revolution.
The castle was built in the 1400s as a stronghold of local Gaelic chieftains the Maguires, whose rule was interrupted periodically by attacks from the neighbouring O’Neills and O’Donnells.
www.irishsoldiers.com /Research/museum_list.htm   (4884 words)

  
 Visit Ireland - Attractions and Activities: Castles and Ruins
The castles were built in Ireland from the 12th century to the end of the 17th century when gunpowder and artillery were introduced.
Other castles have been turned over to the National Trust in the Republic of Ireland or to the State Care System in Northern Ireland to be refurbished and opened to the public as National Monuments.
It is a testament to the builders of those castles several hundred years ago of their skill and talent, in building structures that are still in existence today.
www.visitireland.com /attractions/castles.asp   (1192 words)

  
 List of castles - Definition, explanation
Seh Kooheh Castle in the district of Shibb Ab, Zabol
Maruoka Castle, Maruoka (oldest remaining castle in Japan)
Japanese castles (partially in English) – A list of 599 castles in Japan with pictures and maps of their locations.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/l/li/list_of_castles.php   (159 words)

  
 Castles in Scotland
Their goals are educating and stimulating people to explore the castles for themselves and offer several services and information which may be of interest to you." The site has photos, and neat information about ghosts and trivia.
Ballindalloch Castle - "Ballindalloch lies in the heart of whisky country near to the distilleries of Glenfiddich, Glenfarclas and Glenlivet.
While they encamped by the castle, waiting vainly for reinforcements to arrive, three Royal Navy warships sailed into the loch and destroyed Eilean Donan by means of a naval bombardment and the exploding of powder kegs set within the castle.
thecapitalscot.com /scotvariety/generalcastles.html   (819 words)

  
 List of castles in Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are an estimated 3,000 castles in Scotland, ranging in size from royal residences and large military outposts with hundreds of rooms; to simple fortified farmhouses.
Scotland contains many buildings which were built to look like castles, but are not usually considered to be castles.
Castle Dangerous, a novel by Sir Walter Scott, drew inspiration from Douglas Castle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Castles_in_Scotland   (219 words)

  
 French Castles on the Loire River, An Internet Lesson by Dennis Neuharth
List below the information you would expect to find in an ad for a tour of French castles.
List 5 castles located there that you would like to visit in the order in which you would like to see them.
Tell what year it is, what the castle was like, what activities you did for entertainment, and who else was there for the grand opening.
www.clta.net /lessons/french/chateaux.html   (488 words)

  
 Medieval Castles - Full List of Articles
Castle spirits and their appearances are interwoven into the history of hundreds of former fortresses and palaces...
Good medieval castle drawings meant to show how castles were designed will reveal pretty quickly to the observant eye the input that must have been given to each designer.
Medieval Castle Layout was Integral to the Castle's Success - The layout of the medieval castle was essential to its position of prominence within the community.
www.medieval-castle-siege-weapons.com /medieval-castle-index.html   (624 words)

  
 Japanese Castles
There were about 3,000 castles built in Japan from the period of the Warring States (Sengoku Jidai) to the first half of the Edo period (1603 - 1867).
Castles built thereafter had to be approved by the Tokugawa Bakufu.
Geographically, the list proceeds from the northern part of the Japanese archipelago and continues down to Okinawa.
www.tanutech.com /japan/jcastles.html   (477 words)

  
 Educational Studies & Medieval Castles: www.medieval-castle.com
Castles, knights, fairytales and magic kingdoms are part of childhood and there is rarely a child who is not delighted to imagine and draw their own castle.
Castle owners are generally very keen to encourage visitors and many castles now offer school packs to help teachers plan their trips.
We will also provide a list of castles which positively welcome school parties and preview some of their information packs.
www.medieval-castle.com /education.htm   (143 words)

  
 Alphabetical List of Scottish Castles on the Web compiled by The Chatelaine
The castle used in the BBC TV series Monarch of the Glen.
The castle is featured in the Clan Urquhart Video by Albavision in Inverness.
The castle is featured in the Clan Munro Video by Albavision in Inverness.
www.castles.org /Chatelaine/list.htm   (0 words)

  
 An alphabetical list of all castles in Scotland, A - C
An alphabetical list of all castles in Scotland, A - C
More than 1200 castles and other medieval buildings can be found in Scotland; here we have a list of more than 300 of them, mostly castles, divided over several pages.
This castle is used in the series 'Monarch of the Glen'
www.teije.nl /schotland/sch_kastlijst_en.htm   (256 words)

  
 Castles of the United States
After thinking for many years that we should be living in a castle, we have started building one in the kingdom of Aethelmearc (located in the mid atlantic area).
TARRYTOWN CASTLE - CASTLE ON THE HUDSON - Tarrytown
If anyone connected with any of the "castles" that are listed on this home page object to their castle being here, please contact me via E-Mail by clicking here.
dupontcastle.com /castles   (608 words)

  
 Castle Category
Most of these early castles were of wooden construction, notably oak, perhaps with some stonework, but many of these were later re-built in local stone.
Castles were erected to serve two main purposes: to provide shelter, and to act as a fortress should the family be subjected to attack.
During the 18th/19th centuries several 'sham' castles appeared but these were no more than castellated manor houses, built to romanticise a forgotten era.
www.theheritagetrail.co.uk /alpha_lists/castlelist.htm   (345 words)

  
 Castles of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you click on a state and you come back to the top of the page, this means that the state that you want has not yet been loaded into your computer from the server.
After thinking for many years that we should be living in a castle, we have started building one in the kingdom of Aethelmearc (located in the mid atlantic area).
If anyone connected with any of the "castles" that are listed on this home page object to their castle being here, please contact me via E-Mail by clicking here.
www.dupontcastle.com /castles   (608 words)

  
 Castle Hotels Ireland-Castle hotel Ireland Accommodations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Waterford Castle Hotel, Golf and Country Club located 3 miles from Waterford city uniquely situated on its own 310 acre island in the estuary of the River Suir, surrounded by woodlands and a Championship 18 hole par 72 golf course open to rsidents and non residents.
Smarmore Castle combines the elegance and relaxed atmosphere of a bygone age with the comfort and hospitality of the most modern accommodation.
Glin Castle is the majestic monument overlooking the town of Glin in County Limerick, which offers B&B accommodation to guests who want to fully experience the magic of this impressive Munster landmark.
www.goireland.com /Scripts/low/xq/asp/cat.1/areatype.I/areaid.1/SubjectID.1745179211/qx/listing.htm   (691 words)

  
 Scottish Castle accommodation - hotels in Scotland
Historic castle dating back to the 14th century and once owned the family of Robert the Bruce.
Tulloch Castle dates from the 12th century and was home of the Chiefs of Clan Davidson.
15th century castle in the centre of Dornoch across the square from the Cathedral where Madonna was married.
www.scotland-inverness.co.uk /Chatelaine/accomm.htm   (1380 words)

  
 Castles and Stately Homes
There are many castles, stately homes and historic sites throughout Scotland, which would make an ideal setting for your wedding celebrations.
One such venue is Edinburgh Castle, where members of the public can now marry for the first time in almost 1000 years.
List of castles which you can stay in (and many in which you can get married)
www.visitscotland.com /library/castlesstatelyhomes   (108 words)

  
 Castles in Scotland : Exploring Essential Information, Data and Explanation.
Note that there are an estimated 3000 castles in Scotland, ranging in size from royal households and large military outposts with hundreds of rooms to simple fortified farmhouses.
Castles in England - Castles in Wales - Castles in Northern Ireland
Scottish Castles and Fortifications: An Introduction to the Historic Castles, Houses and Artillery Fortifications in the Care of the Secretary of st (H by Christopher Tabraham
www.llpoh.org /Styles_and_Architecture/Castles_in_Scotland.html   (200 words)

  
 Spanish Castles - Castle Quest
There is a castles there(which you can stay in) but by far the best thing are the very intact walls of the old city.
Most(if not all) provinces have very good guides to castles which list castles with text(not in English) and often pictures also.
Many of the smaller castles scattered around the countryside are either partly ruined, private, closed or have been converted to other functions, so they have no ticket office, and in some cases cannot be viewed from inside.
www.castlesontheweb.com /quest/Forum12/HTML/000206.html   (992 words)

  
 Castles in England, a Traveller's Britain page from Buxton Online
Rochester Castle : The Norman Castle in Rochester
The British castle forms a valuable part of our colourful and historic heritage, one that shows us the true nature of civilisation as it was in the darker more violent years of Britain's past.
These provide an exciting opportunity to watch tournaments with Knights in combat, Jousting for the honour of their family name and favour of the crown.
www.buxtononline.net /travellers/castles.htm   (235 words)

  
 Castles of Spain - the list of castles in Spain - links to history and detail
Their condition varies greatly but they all have one thing in common; they are a standing symbol of the need for protection during the time of war.
In Spain, the development of castles was conditioned by the Reconquista when the troops of Isabel and Ferdinand took Granada, the last Moorish strong-hold in Spain.
Spanish castle architecture was influenced by Islamic designs, and such features as decorative masonry and elaborate battlements give many Spanish castles their characteristically eastern appearance.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Buildings/Castles.htm   (311 words)

  
 British Castles
I doubt very much that anything in 'Castles' would offend, must have been one of my atheistic web pages under the Grobius ID. So here it is again so far as I can reconstruct it from backup stuff.
However, as a man nearing the age of 60, having started to 'collect' castles at the age of 12 and pursuing that hobby off and on ever since, he does know the subject pretty well, if not academically.
All of the photographs on these pages were taken by the author, and almost every castle mentioned personally visited.
members.tripod.com /~grobius2/castles   (384 words)

  
 Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This site provides information on many aspects of castles in Great Britain including how they were built, why they declined, dungeons, weapons for besieging, knights, and the parts of a castle.
There are images and ground plans for some, information about what life in a castle was like, as well as types of jobs performed at the castle.
Additionally, there is a list of organizations involved in castle preservation, a list of castles said to be inhabited by ghosts, a glossary, and related links.
mcreynoldsms.org /castle.htm   (172 words)

  
 Campbell Castles
While the history of Clan Campbell evolved in many places besides their great castles, the remains of such places are among the most evocative and interesting to visit today.
Those listed here are only a selection of the more formidable of the Campbell castles.
This is currently only a partial list of the Campbell Castles that still exist.
www.ccsna.org /castles/index.html   (179 words)

  
 Castles at Risk
Motte castle altered in the C14 to tower keep.
Castle standing in a corner of a Roman fort.
Attached to listed and occupied parts of a range of castle buildings.
www.castles-of-britain.com /castlepk.htm   (191 words)

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