Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd


Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

Infobox World Heritage Site
WHS = Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd


State Party =
Type = Cultural
Criteria = i, iii, iv
ID = 374
Region = Europe and North America
Year = 1986
Session = 10th
Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/374

The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd refers to a UNESCO-designated site of patrimony located in the Welsh area of Gwynedd.

In 1986, four castles related to the reign of King Edward I were proclaimed collectively as a World Heritage Site, as outstanding examples of fortifications and military architecture built in the 13th century.

Sites designated were:
# Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey
# Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon
# Conwy Castle, Conwy
# Harlech Castle, Harlech


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