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Dolbadarn [Castle] N. Wales

Dolbadarn [Castle] N. Wales

Artist: Blore, Edward

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Additional MS 42023

Item number: f100

Length: 15.6

Width: 22

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Drawing of the main tower of Dolbadarn Castle in Gwynedd, North Wales. As this view shows, it is situated on a craggy, rock platform between overlooking a lake. Also the curving outside stairway can be seen. It is The castle is in a strategically important spot, guarding the Lanberis Pass. It was built by Llewellyn the Great, Prince of Wales in c.1230. The castle was in use until Edward I's campaign of 1281-3 and the death of the last Prince of Wales

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