UC Riverside, California Museum of Photography > Keystone-Mast Collection > Great Britain Wales Cardiff: Cardiff castle is built about a hollow square in the center of which stands the old Norman stone fort - a polygonal "keep" which was built sometime in the 13th Century to replace a wooden structure built by earlier Normans and destroyed by an attacking Welsh ruler. the Norman forts were built upon ruins of an old Roman fort built here around 74 A.D., which ruins form the foundation of the hill the present fort crowns. Since the middle of 1948 the castle has been the property of Cardiff City Council, and is to be used for local public purposes and for the benefit of the citizens of Cardiff. Its broad lawns surrounding the old "keep" are a great place for basking in the sun

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Title
Great Britain Wales Cardiff: Cardiff castle is built about a hollow square in the center of which stands the old Norman stone fort - a polygonal "keep" which was built sometime in the 13th Century to replace a wooden structure built by earlier Normans and destroyed by an attacking Welsh ruler. the Norman forts were built upon ruins of an old Roman fort built here around 74 A.D., which ruins form the foundation of the hill the present fort crowns. Since the middle of 1948 the castle has been the property of Cardiff City Council, and is to be used for local public purposes and for the benefit of the citizens of Cardiff. Its broad lawns surrounding the old "keep" are a great place for basking in the sun
Creator
James C. Sawders
Contributor
Gifford M. Mast
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Publication Information
Keystone View Company
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, California Museum of Photography
Collection
Keystone-Mast Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Great Britain Wales Cardiff: Cardiff castle is built about a hollow square in the center of which stands the old Norman stone fort - a polygonal "keep" which was built sometime in the 13th Century to replace a wooden structure built by earlier Normans and destroyed by an attacking Welsh ruler. the Norman forts were built upon ruins of an old Roman fort built here around 74 A.D., which ruins form the foundation of the hill the present fort crowns. Since the middle of 1948 the castle has been the property of Cardiff City Council, and is to be used for local public purposes and for the benefit of the citizens of Cardiff. Its broad lawns surrounding the old "keep" are a great place for basking in the sun.
Type
image
Format
Keystone photo print 7.18 in. x 4.18 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt9f59q3rh
1996.0009.KU105259.SS
Language
English
Subject
Facilities
Residential facilities
Castles and palaces
Military facilities
Forts and fortifications
Sites
Lawns
Yards
Plants
Trees
Place
Europe
United Kingdom
Wales
Cardiff
Latitude: 52 31 N
Longitude: 003 30 W

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