Graham Stephen

Graham Stephen

Posted on 04/26/2015


Photo taken on April  2, 2015


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Nature et Nous Nature et Nous


Wales Cymru Wales Cymru



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Wales
Castle
National Trust
Welshpool
Powis Castle


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Powis Castle - 20150402 - 25

Powis Castle - 20150402 - 25
Subsequently remodelled several times, Powis Castle was first built around 1200 as a fortress for the hereditary Welsh Princes of Powys. In 1286, following Edward I’s invasion of Wales, the last Welsh Prince of Powys gave up his royal title and became Baron de la Pole. In 1579 the title and estate were sold to Edward Herbert. The castle then became the home of the Earls of Powis, a title that has been created three times. The first creation lasted from 1674 until 1748; the second from 1748 until 1801; and the third was created in 1804 in favour of Edward Clive, son of Major General Robert “Clive of India” Clive and son-in-law of... [more...]

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Fantasyfan
Fantasyfan
Fascinating place
2 years ago.
Gooner67
Gooner67
I love the green/buff palette in this, curves and textures.
2 years ago.