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Contribution Contributor/Date
New section Castle Travelogue, detailing some of the trips my wife and I have made to Wales, with photographs May 2024
New page on the History of the Castles of Wales Website; why, and how it all began and how the site developed May 2024
Additional entries for our "Vanished Castles" page which now totals 100+ entries May 2024
May's Lost Castle Spotlight features the spectacularly situated Castell Dinas, Powys, mid-Wales May 2024
Added a new main menu item featuring website Statistics and Metrics, just for fun! May 2024
Added a section on J.M.W. Turner to the Welsh Castles as Art page, featuring several of his Welsh castle paintings. May 2024
New, improved photographs for Castell Moel, one of the many vanished castles of Wales Jan Kohl / April 2024
New photographs for the following castles: FlintLlansteffanPembrokeWeobleyLlawhadenNewcastle Emlyn Jan Kohl / April 2024
Stunning new aerial photographs from contributor Jan Kohl & castlegraphics.com for the following castles: Jan Kohl / April 2024
Dryslwyn ♦ Conwy ♦ Manorbier ♦ Dolbadarn ♦ Criccieth ♦ BeaumarisDolwyddelan ♦ Caernarfon ♦ Carew
Laugharne ♦ DenbighRhuddlan Aberystwyth ♦ LlawhadenPembrokeCastell Moel
New photos for Hays Castle Motte John Northall / March 2024
Site update, phase 2: Main page rewritten, main menu updated, individual page updates including text and March 2024
photograph justification and centering.
New photos and historical timeline for Haverfordwest Castle John Northall / Sept 2023
Created a new main menu item for Recommended Castles Sept 2023
New main menu item: Vanished/Lost Castles Sept 2023
New photographs for Penmon Priory Isle of Anglesey Jeff Thomas /Aug 2023
Updated the main castle index page; reorganized the page, added brief comments for each castle entry, and July 2023
created "editor's choice" recommended sites.
Created a new main menu item; Lost Castle Spotlight, for lesser-known castles. July 2023
Began site update/clean up; repairing/deleting broken links, updating and reorganizing pages. Began with the July 2023
Home page and principal sub-menu pages. 
New Photographs of Castell Coch Bill Damick
New Photographs of Pen y Bryn John Northall
New Photographs for Carn Fadryn Castle John Northall
"A Case of Mistaken Identity" a new essay by Catherine A. Armstrong Catherine Armsrtong
New Photographs for Castell Cynfael Irma Hale
New Photographs for Newport Castle Irma Hale
New Photographs for Usk Castle Irma Hale
New Photographs for Penmark Castle Irma Hale
New Photographs for Old Beaupre Castle Irma Hale
New Photographs for Cymer Castle Irma Hale
New Photographs for Castell Prysor (Welcome back Irma!) Irma Hale
New Photographs & Essay for Angle Tower House John Northall
New Photographs & Essay for Castlebythe Castle John Northall
New Photographs of Degannwy Castle John Northall
New Page & Photographs for Moel Froehas Castle John Northall
New Page & Photographs for Pennarth Fawr Medieval Hall-House Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for the Anelog Stones & Saint Hywyn's Church, Aberdaron Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for Eglwys Gwyddelod Stone Circle, Pennal Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for Saint Michael's Church, Llanfihangel-y-Pennant Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for the Nevern Cross and the Church of Saint Brynach Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for Eliseg's Pillar Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for the Maen Achwyfan Cross Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Page & Photographs for the Carew Cross Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Photographs of Valle Crucis Abbey Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Photographs of the Memorial Sculpture at Valle Crucis Abbey (big & beautiful!) Jeffrey L. Thomas
Additional photographs of Tomen y Mur Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Crickhowell Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Caldicot Castle Steve Rowland
New photographs of Llanthony Priory Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Castell Machen (aka Castell Meredydd) Steffan Johnson
New photographs of Harlech Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Tomen y Faerdre Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Tomen y Rhodwydd Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Castell Dinas Bran Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Chirk Castle & Gardens Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Powis Castle & Gardens Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Stokesay Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Ludlow Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Dolbadarn Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Criccieth Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Croft Castle Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Dolbenmaen Motte Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Grosmont Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Tomen y Bala Castle John Northall
New photographs of Monmouth Castle John Northall
New page & photographs for Castell Mael John Northall
New page & photographs for Henry's Moat John Northall
New photographs of Skenfrith Castle Bill Damick
New photographs of St. David's Cathedral Bill Damick
New photographs of Roch Castle Bill Damick
New page & photographs for Walwyn's Castle John Northall
New page & photographs of Chester Castle John Northall
New page: Memorial slab of Princess Joan, wife of Llywelyn the Great Jeffrey L. Thomas
New page: The Gargoyles of Raglan Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New page: Memorial Sculpture at Valle Crucis Abbey. Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Oystermouth Castle Bill Damick
New photographs of Cymer Abbey Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Chepstow Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Tintern Abbey Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Raglan Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New Virtual Tour of Raglan Castle (68 photographs!) Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Y Foelas Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Ewloe Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Beaumaris Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Basingwerk Abbey Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Valle Crucis Abbey Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Denbigh Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Sycharth Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Conwy Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Glyndyfrdwy (Owain Glyndwr's Mound) Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Tomen y Mur Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Rhuddlan Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Twthill Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
Two new photos of Wilton Castle Malcom Ransom
New Castle added: Bicton Castle, Shropshire Philip Davis
New Castle added: Brompton Mill Castle, Shropshire Philip Davis
New Castle added: Broadward Hall Motte, Shropshire Philip Davis
New Castle added: Clungunford Motte, Shropshire Philip Davis
New Castle added: Crugyn Newcastle, Shropshire Philip Davis
New Castle added: Upper Gwarthlow Motte, Shropshire Philip Davis
Two new large photos of Caernarfon Castle Bill Damick
New page and photograph for Nefyn Castle Malcom Ransom
New photographs of Ogmore Castle Mike Williams
New photographs, essay & timeline for Holt Castle John Northall
New photographs of Neath Abbey Bill Damick
New photographs of Caergwrle Castle John Northall
New photograph of Llandeilo Talybont Castle Malcolm Ranson
New photographs of Basingwerk Castle John Northall
New photographs for Penrice Castle Bill Damick
New photographs of Pencelli Castle Malcolm Ranson
New photographs of Swansea Castle Malcolm Ranson
New photograph of Alexanderstone Motte Malcolm Ranson
New photographs of Castle Morris John Northall
New photographs of Castle Fartin John Northall
New photographs of St. David's Castle John Northall
New photographs of Aberdyfi Castle John Northall
New photographs of Morlais Castle Laurie Oliver
New photographs of Dyserth Castle John Northall
New photographs of Castle Coch (Breconshire) Malcolm Ranson
New photographs of Barry Castle Irma Hale
New photographs of Dolwyddelan Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Harlech Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Domen Las Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Castell y Bere Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Nevern Castle Jeffrey L. Thomas
New page and photographs for St. Peter's Church, Pennal Jeffrey L. Thomas
New photographs of Llanblethian Castle Irma Hale
New photographs of Pembroke Castle Irma Hale
New photographs of St. Donats Castle Ben Jones

 


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