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"A Castle fit for a king", is one description of Ruperra Castle.
King Charles 1 on his visit to South Wales visited Tredegar House in Newport, Ruperra Castle and LLancaiach Fawr
He stayed in Ruperra Castle for two nights in 1645.
It was Built in 1626 by Sir Thomas Morgan and later was absorbed into the Tredegar Estate.
This painting shows the Castle from the fields with the wall surrounds.
The view from the Castle is great - being straight through to the Bristol Channel.
Today, The castle is overgrown with vegetation.
Details for the painting were taken from a distance since the castle is in private grounds.