Hawarden Castle

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Hawarden Castle is a 12th earthwork motte and bailey fortress. Standing within Iron Age ramparts, the large motte supports the remains of a late 13th century two storey circular keep. To the east is a bailey, with the remains of a first floor hall and a twin-towered gatehouse. Flanking the polygonal curtain wall, are the remains of a solid round tower, a late 15th century rectangular tower and a gatehouse.

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Hawarden Castle is located in the main part of Hawarden Castle Park, off Glynne Way. 7 miles west of Chester on the A5104-B5125.


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