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RAGLAN CASTLE
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Located near to Monmouth and approximately sixteen miles west of Ross-on-Wye, Raglan Castle was the last castle to be built in Wales and is well worth a visit.

The comparatively recent building of Raglan Castle began in 1435 but unlike Goodrich and other local castles, its presence was more a statement of status and wealth than of military power. In 1646, the castle was actually forced into active service during one of the longest sieges of the Civil War. At this time it fell to Cromwell's forces and suffered at the hands of his demolition team.

Raglan Castle, at National Grid Reference: SO 41416 / 08303 is one of the best preserved of it's period in the British Isles.

Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
A front view of Raglan Castle.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle - Closet Tower from the Pitched Stone Court.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle - Remains of the Long Gallery ornamental fireplace.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle Moat.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle Moat.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle Moat.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
Raglan Castle Moat.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
A view of the Fountain Court from the Great Tower.
Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire
A view from the Great Tower.

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