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Conwy castle

Conwy Castle was designed for King Edward I by Master James of St. George and was built between 1283 and 1289. James of St. George was a master mason summoned from mainland Europe to implement Edward's plans.

 

For many years the castle was not properly maintained and it was bought by Viscount Conwy in 1628 for just 100 pounds. The local authority took over in the 19th century and now the castle is cared for by Cadw (Welsh Historic Monuments).

  

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Taken on January 26, 2004