Abergavenny Castle

Abergavenny Castle Details

Abergavenny Castle, ruins of C12-C14 castle of the Braoses and others destroyed C17

  • Closest To: Abergavenny
  • Access: Chargeable Public Access
  • Grid Reference: SO300139

Abergavenny is a much ruined castle dating from the 11th and 12th century and rebuilt in stone on a grander scale. Most famously it was occupied by the de Braose family and was the scene of a massacre of 70 Welsh guests in 1175. It was occupied until the 16th century, was abandoned after the Civil War and now houses a museum within a 19th century mock keep on the motte.

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