north west view of Caernarvon Castle

Note on print : This castle, upon the River Meneu or Menai, being the fretum which separated Anglesey from this county, stood the ancient segontium of Antoninus, call'd by the Britons Caer Seint, from a lesser river which ran by it. This old town, which about A. D. 600 was the seat of ye British princes, gave way to ye new town built in after times and called Caernarvon or Caer Ar Von, ie. the tow…