Llangadog sits between the river Sawdde and the river Bran in the county of Carmarthenshire, South West Wales. The Bran and Sawdde join the Towy just half a kilometre west of Llangadog. Llangadog lies on the western edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and pasture with stunning views towards the Black Mountain.
Llangadog castle, also known as Meurig castle, lies to the south east of the village. Originally it was a motte and horseshoe-shaped bailey settlement built to protect the ford at Glanrhyd, and one can imagine the wooden castle on its impressive motte and bailey. It is believed to be have been built early in the 12th century, as it is referred to in 1203, 1208 and 1209, when it was captured during English-Welsh struggles. ....
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