Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Fonmon Castle

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51°24'13"-03°22'17" show decimal

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Fonmon Castle
Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 3ZN

Fonmon Castle was built in the 13th Century by the St. John family, then was sold to Colonel Philip Jones during the Civil War in 1656. It is still a family home to descendents of that family.

The castle gardens are open during the summer months, with parts of the house also available on tour.

Admission: 17 Sep 2009: open end of March until end of September on Tues/Weds, price 5.00

Filming locations still to be verified/photographed:

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Library

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Passage

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Stairs

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Additional Notes:

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The library is confirmed as within the castle, but the other areas have yet to be formally identified - it seems likely they are there, however. It is unknown whether these areas are open to the public on the tours

Other nearby locations:

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Aberthaw Quarry (The Time of Angels). No route recorded to this location.

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MOD St Athan (The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts, Doomsday, Out of Time, The Sound of Drums, Last of the Time Lords, Planet of the Ood, Enemy of the Bane, Children of Earth: Day Five, Day of the Moon, A Good Man Goes To War, The New World, The Categories of Life, The Middle Men, The Bells of Saint John, Deep Breath). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Cardiff International Airport (Miracle Day): 1.43 miles.

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Blackton Lane (Turn Left): 1.81 miles.

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Aberthaw Power Station (Last of the Time Lords, Sky): 1.86 miles.

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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Welsh Icons - Castles of Wales: Fonmon Castle (photo of the library)

Further links about the location:

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Castle Wales - Fonmon Castle

Related Stories

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The Next Doctor [7-8 Apr 2008]: Inside the Reverend Fairchild's house

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