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a Castle in the town of Chepstow, in the county of Monmouthshire

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Photographer: © Patrick Hogan (Gallery)(27th May 2014)

Chepstow Castle , Evening Sun.

Superbly set high upon its river cliff above the Wye, Chepstow Castle still guards one of the main river crossings from southern England into Wales. Few castles in Britain tell the story of medieval fortification, from beginning to end, as does this mighty stronghold. It was probably the very first stone castle in the entire country, and was to see successive developments right through to the Civil War of the 17th century.

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Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 200 mm, Aperture: f 8, ISO: 160, Exposure time: 1/50 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -0.33333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: May 25, 2014, 4:06 pm
ImageID:1190153, Image size: 3300 x 1990 pixels

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(30th May 2014)

The side lighting picks out the castle and cliff very well

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(30th May 2014)

Good shot of this magnificent building .

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Comment by Vince Hawthorn(30th May 2014)

Wonderful pic of the Castle Patrick, lighting, detail and viewpoint all highlight this stunning castle. Have to admit to special interest here as my wife is on the family tree from the de Clares and Marshal family.

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