An 1806 engraving of the ruins of the Old Castle
Earlier Houses: There was a 13th century castle on the site of the current building.
Built / Designed For: 3rd Marquess of Bute
House & Family History: Built as a hunting lodge, Castell Coch features 19th century paintings of Aesop's fables on the Drawing Room walls and is considered Burges's masterpiece.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Ownership Type: Cadw
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction
House Open to Public: Yes
Historic Houses Member: No