Buy Ewloe Castle for as little as UK£80,000?

Ewloe Castle, a Welsh structure built in the 13th century by Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, is scheduled to be auctioned December 8, 2009. Starting bid? UK£80,000. (photo)

The ruined castle is located in North Wales and stands near the site where 200 Welshmen, led by the king of north Wales, Owain Gwynedd, ambushed King Henry II in 1157. It is administered by Cadw, the Welsh historic monuments agency, and is required to be preserved. The ruin is publicly accessible via a footpath.

or- why not buy a village ?

For 25 million british pounds we have: a complete english village--- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7949319.stm

See also

http://www.scatoday.net/node/13366 (April 2009 SCAtoday.net story)