This historic town on the River Teifi was the capital of the Welsh kingdom of Deheubarth. The Normans built a sturdy stone castle when they (temporarily) conquered Cardigan in the 11th century. The very first Welsh eisteddfod was held in Cardigan in 1176, and just across the river stand the ruins of St Dogmael's Abbey.
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Pottergate- Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
A restored medieval gateway that was built to control access to Lincoln Cathedral Close. Pottergate is one of only two surviving gateways to the cathedral precincts. The gate is pierced by a high arch, and surmounted by an upper story topped by battlements. ... more