Flint Castle - Castell y Fflint

This castle is of French medieval design, square with a detached thick walled keep and construction was started in 1277. This type of castle is not seen in other parts of the British Isles. The site had been besieged by the Welsh but it's last military action was in the English Civil War when Parliamentary forces took it after which it fell into disuse. It is sited at Flint on the A548 southeast of Prestatyn.

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