Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Powis Castle

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52°38'44"-03°09'31" show decimal

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Powis Castle
Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF

Powis Castle dates back to the 12th Century, with occupants ranging from the house of Gwynedd through to the Herbert family (1578); it briefly became a Parliamentarian garrison outpost during the Civil War. It was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1952, but remained in private ownership until 1988.

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Road: A5 - At Shrewsbury, take the A458 towards Welshpool. When you reach the town, keep following the A458/A490 until you reach Red Lane on the right, then follow this to Powis Castle (National Trust signposted). Parking: National Trust. +

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 18th April 1997 by Colin Francis

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Warriors Gate (4)
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Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
The TARDIS briefly materialises in the mirror world as it escapes back into N-Space

 

 

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Photograph taken: 18th April 1997 by Colin Francis

"Walkway, from side"

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Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
The Doctor follows Biroc through the mirror world.

 

 

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Photograph taken: 18th April 1997 by Colin Francis

"Walkway, from side"

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Warriors Gate (4)
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Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
Romana, K9 and Biroc watch the TARDIS dematerialise.

 

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Warriors Gate (3)Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
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Warriors Gate (3)Screen Shot
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Warriors Gate (3)Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
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Warriors Gate (3)Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
Castle

Warriors Gate (3)Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Sep 1980
Castle

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Blists Hill Victorian Town (The Mark of the Rani): 29.71 miles.

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Coalport China Museum (The Mark of the Rani): 29.81 miles.

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Granville Park (The Mark of the Rani): 31.40 miles.

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Carreg Y Foel Gron (The Five Doctors): 37.03 miles.

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Peckforton Castle (The Time Warrior): 37.86 miles.

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Cwt y Bugail Quarry (Rigcycle) (The Five Doctors): 38.85 miles.

Further links about the location:

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The National Trust

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Warriors Gate [1 Sep 1980 (stills)]

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