Painscastle

Painscastle (Welsh: Castell Paun) is a castle in Powys in mid Wales and also a village which takes its name from the castle. It lies between Builth and Hay-on-Wye, approximately 3 miles from the Wales-England border today.

Read more about Painscastle:  Early History, Recapture & Refortification, Welsh Sieges, Baronial Conflict, Campaign Against Llywelyn The Great, Owain Glyndŵr, Today

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