WPW040088 WALES (1932). View of Roch Castle and Castle Farm, Roch, Pembrokeshire, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Title [WPW040088] View of Roch Castle and Castle Farm, Roch, Pembrokeshire, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW040088
Date 1932
Link Coflein Archive Item 6378308
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 188030, 221210
Longitude / Latitude -5.077950495611, 51.848730459789
National Grid Reference SM880212

Pins

ROCH CASTLE Roch, Nolton, Haverfordwest SA62 6AQ Grade 1 listed building - Cadw Building ID: 11982 Built by Norman knight Adam de Rupe in the second half of the 12th century, probably on the site of an earlier wooden structure. Burned by Parliamentary forces in 1644 and left to decay. In 1900 purchased and subject to several reconstruction works including a steel frame and concrete floors.

totoro
Saturday 18th of January 2014 10:20:38 PM
the Church of St Mary: Constructed between 1857-1865 on the site of a far more ancient place of worship Grade 2 listed building - Cadw Building ID: 19080 CADW do not list details of Welsh listed buildings on the internet. Nearby the church was a butter and fish market.

totoro
Saturday 18th of January 2014 10:07:23 PM

totoro
Saturday 18th of January 2014 10:05:57 PM

User Comment Contributions

Before and after reconstruction-

images from http://www.celticcastles.com/

(photographer uncredited on the site)

totoro
Saturday 18th of January 2014 10:18:30 PM
The compact Roch Castle in Pembrokeshire, taken 1932

Natasha Scullion
Monday 26th of November 2012 12:55:32 PM