National Geographic : 1923 Dec
Photograph by Robert Reid CONWAY CASTLE AND THE SUSPENSION BRIDGE OVER THE CONWAY RIVER The town of Conway is surrounded by a high wall 12 feet thick and fully a mile in circumference. The wall ispierced byfour gates ofMoorish aspect and is crowned by 21 towers. In its southeastern corner are the magnificent remains of ConwayCastle (see text, page 666). The walls are from 12 to 15 feet thick, with eight large towers, on four of which are turrets. There were two entrances tothe castle-one byanarrow flight of steps leading to the river, and the other, the main entrance, by a drawbridge over a deep moat.