Postcards of Castell Coch – Part 3

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This collection of postcards from the “Ministry of Works” and the “Ministry of Public Building and Works” were produced between 1940 and 1970.

To find out more about the organisations that have cared for the castle, read my post about the official guidebooks.

Well Tower

Black and white postcard of the courtyard and Well Tower in Castell Coch

Castell Coch, Whitchurch, Glamorgan.
The Well Tower from the Courtyard.

Ministry of Works 2(N). Crown Copyright. Printed in Great Britain.

Back of an unposted postcard

Banqueting Hall

Black and white postcard of the Banqueting Hall in Castell Coch

Castell Coch, Whitchurch, Glamorgan.
The Banqueting Hall.

Ministry of Works 5. Crown Copyright. Printed in England.

Back of an unposted postcard
Three postcards of Castell Coch
Black and white postcard of the Keep in Castell Coch

The Keep

Back of an unposted postcard

3. Castell Coch, Glamorgan.
The Keep from the Courtyard.

Ministry of Public Building and Works.
Crown Copyright. Printed in England.

Further Reading

  • Three old guidebooks for Castell Coch

    Castell Coch Official Guidebooks 1957 – 1975

    Historic buildings in Wales have been managed by various organisations over the years. This collection of official guidebooks were published by some of these bodies from 1957 to 1975. The original guide, published in 1954, was written by Peter Floud, C.B.E. (1911 – 1960), who was the Keeper of Circulation at the Victoria and Albert …

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