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from which the town of Neath had its name

(the welsh name being Castell Nedd)


Neath Castle (Welsh: Castell Nedd) is a Norman castle located in the town centre of Neath, Wales. Its construction was begun by Robert, Earl of Gloucester, the nominal Lord of Glamorgan, at a date estimated between 1114 and 1130. It is also referred to as "Granville's Castle", after Richard I de Grenville (or Granville or Glanville; died post 1142), Lord of Neath, who has also been credited with its construction. The town of Neath takes its Welsh name, "Castell-nedd", from the castle.

Source: Wikipedia

The castle became a Grade II listed building in January 1989.    The guardians and caretakers are NEATH TOWN COUNCIL.

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Neath Castle Aerial view (Source Google)

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