Mold Castle

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Mold Castle, on Bailey Hill in the town of Mold, Flintshire, Northeast Wales, was an earthwork motte and bailey fortress probably founded by Robert de Montalt around the year 1140. In 1146 it was captured by Owain Gwynedd.[1] It switched hands on several occasions before a long period under Welsh control during the reign of Llywelyn ab Iorwerth. It remained a defensive structure up until the 13th century.


Coordinates: 53°10′21″N 3°08′40″W / 53.17250°N 3.14444°W / 53.17250; -3.14444