- Chirk Castle, Chirk, LL14 5AF
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Magnificent 14th-century fortress of the Welsh Marches
Chirk Castle (Welsh: Castell y Waun) is a castle located at Chirk in the County Borough of Wrexham, Wales.
The castle was built in 1295 by Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March as part of Edward I’s chain of fortresses across the north of Wales. It guards the entrance to the Ceiriog Valley.
The castle was bought by Thomas Myddelton in 1595 for