Tretower Court and Castle Pamphlet Guide
Tretower Court and Castle Pamphlet Guide
When the celebrated Tudor antiquary, John Leland (d. 1552), came to Tretower around 1540, he wrote ‘there is a pretty castle’. The most striking feature of this castle was undoubtedly its great thirteen-century round tower, the work of the Picard family.
Leland also referred to the new addition to the valley landscape, namely Tretower Court (1540), a well-appointed and architecturally fashionable courtyard house. It was home to a leading branch of the prolific Vaughan family and stood as a perfect embodiment of the rank and social grandeur to which they aspired.
Although much has changed since Leland’s time, both the castle and court survive and offer visitors a wonderful opportunity to see a group of medieval buildings as fine as anything to be found in Wales.
Product Code: CPG00046
Published 2018 / 20 pages / ISBN 978-1-85760-513-6 /
Size 210mm (w) x 255mm (h)
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