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It was demolished in 1897, the defences being antiquated.
In modern times the ramparts have been demolished, and new wide streets pierced through the town.
The abbey was demolished in 1850.
The strong castle built by Robert de Romille in the time of the Conqueror was partly demolished in 1648, but was restored by the countess of Pembroke.
The town walls were in the main demolished towards the end of the 19th century.