Tinboeth Castle is believed to have been built by Roger Mortimer during the 13th century. Following Mortimer's death, the castle fell into ruin and little of the structure remains. The castle was constructed in an Iron Age hillfort and measures around 100 metres in diameter. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales notes that the remains indicate the site featured a twin-towered gatehouse on the north-east corner of the structure.

The outer bailey of the castle utilised the hillfort as a defence, while the inner bailey featured a stone wall which was accessed by the gatehouse.

An earthwork remains, believed to be the remains of a wall, but little stonework above ground except the collapsed remains of the gatehouse.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Adam’s Drone (9 months ago)
An impressive castle earthwork high on a hill with stunning views. Unfortunately the footpath signs are gone and the lower section was overgrown.
High Miler (9 months ago)
Theres no signposts at all to this place and unless you research the way prior to going you wont find it. There is an overgrown track on the side of the road that will take you upto it opposite a layby on the other side the road which is the best place to park. Nothing much here just a nice quiet, rural walk, the odd sheep skeleton and great views. Very little is known about the history of the site.
Matt Styles (9 months ago)
Lovely views and nice uphill walk
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