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Brecon Castle
Brecon Beacons - Brecon, Powys, Wales
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Brecon Castle is a medieval fortress in the historic town of Brecon, Powys. The castle was begun around 1093 as a simple motte and bailey fort. The motte still stands in the garden of the nearby Bishop's Palace. Remains of a later 13th century stone keep and great hall still stand. The castle doesn't appear on most OS maps, probably because it has been converted for use as a hotel.

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