Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris is a ruined castle on the island of Anglesey in Wales. The castle was never fully completed, but is otherwise well preserved. The plant is an " almost perfect " example of the English fortress architecture in the 13th century. In particular, Beaumaris has an elaborate kennel, which encloses the entire main castle. Main castle and kennel have a square floor plan. The gatehouse of the inner castle is heavily fortified with a flanking tower on each side and therefore has the function of an Keeps.

Beaumaris was like the castles of Harlech and Caernarfon by Edward I of England built to dominate Wales. She was the last one for him by James of St. George castle constructed. Alone among the castles of Edward Beaumaris is a moated castle with a moat around the outer ring wall.