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Bronlys Castle, Powys, Wales

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Bronlys Castle, Powys, Wales
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Bronllys Castle is a mid-12th century stone keep set on top of an earlier motte above the River Llynfi. There are very scanty remains of the surrounding baileys, and there is no trace of any buildings within the walls aside from the keep pictured here, which still stands to a height of 80 feet.

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