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Barnard's Tower
SM 989-014 Pembrokeshire Wales

Barnard's TowerBarnard's Tower is a 13th century three storey spur-tower, founded by William de Valence. Flanking the north-east angle of the medieval town wall of Pembroke, it was built for independent defence. The entrance to the forebuilding was once defended by a bridge-pit and its vaulted passage was guarded by a gate and a portcullis. A spiral stair, gives access to all the floors and the dome-vault roof supports the remains of a parapet. Nearby is Pembroke Castle and 12 miles north is Haverfordwest Castle.


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Barnard's Tower is located in Pembroke, off Millpond Walk. 56 miles west of Swansea, on the M4-A48-A40-A477.

The site is managed by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority and is freely accessible in daylight hours.

There are car parks nearby.

Click here for tower pictures Barnard's Tower Picture 1Barnard's Tower Picture 2Barnard's Tower Picture 3 and a castle map of the area Castle Map of the Area

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