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Cymer Castle

near Dolgellau, Gwynedd, north Wales

All photographs copyright by Irma Hale

In 1116 we find the first recorded mention of a native Welsh castle which has survived to the present day. The mound or motte at Cymer, near Dolgellau, was put up by Uchdryd ab Edwin. Today, the now tree covered motte at Cymer can still be explored by visitors.

 

 

Additional Photographs of Cymer Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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