The Gatekeeper to Cardiff Castle
having a drink.
Cardiff Castle the House.
During restoration the original
Roman walls (left) were
discovered.  They are now
preserved and the brass mural
was commissioned recently.
The Norman Fort.  Originally a wooden
keep built in 1081 it was replaced with
the current stone version in 1140.
The climb up the motte to the
Norman Keep.
The House and Clock tower of
Cardiff Castle.
The House of the Castle. The
towers are the Guest tower, the
Octagon and Bute Towers.
The interior of the Norman keep
is a round stone shell and an
intact tower.
The rebuilt walls of the castle are
built on the ruins of the original
Roman walls (rough bricks below
the red brick).
The Norman Keep, it held the
imprisoned Robert Duke of Normandy
the elder brother of King Henry I.
Castle Cardiff grounds from the top of
the Norman Keep.  The ugly structure
in the background is a rugby stadium.
The restored walls and the
Clocktower.
The Clock tower of Cardiff keep
begun in 1869.
The shell of the keep as seen
from atop the tower.
The Gatehouse to Cardiff Castle.
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