St Quintins Castle

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St Quintins Castle: The castle itself is a rectangular stone walled enclosure, roughly 64 metres East to West. The walls are roughly 120 centimetres in thickness. It is set on a spur above steep slopes on all sides apart from the East side. The weak East side of the fortification is protected by a twin-tower gatehouse and a further two towers East entrance facade. The best defensive side is the southern side which falls away sharply to the River Thaw. It was reported as being ruinous by 1741.

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Stone castle:6.4/10
Popularity rank: #5531
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Glamorgan, Wales, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Variants:
Llanblethian Castle, St Quentins Castle

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