Part of: Casgliad Tirlun Cymru = Welsh Landscape Collection,
National Library of Wales.
Print also contains notes about the castle. 'This castle stands on the east side of the Bay of Tenby, near the mouth of the River Towy. Leland, in his itinerary, says, this place was also called Cathwelli, i.e. Cattilectus; because Cattas once used there to make his bed in an Oak; and farther gives the following description of it: Ther is a litle toune, now by newly made, between Vendraith Vaure and Guendraith Vehan rivers, but hard upon Vendraith Vehan. Vendraith Vaur is about half a mile of. Ther is betwixt New Kidwelly and the old, but a bridge, over Little Wendraith. The old toun is pretily waullid, and hath hard by the waul a castel; the old town is near al desolated, but the castel is meatley wel kept up. It loggid to the Duke of Lancastre. In the new toune is only a Chirche of Our Ladi; and by is the Celle of Blake Monkes of Shirburne. Ther the Prior is parson of Our Ladi Church. The castel is very fair and double waullid; and in the margain the fame author has these notes. "I saw their iii gates, and over one of them was the ruine of a fair toun haul, and under a prison.
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