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COSMESTON CASTLE

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NPRN 300401

Map Reference ST16NE

Grid Reference ST17646892

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Sully

Type of Site MANSION

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Medieval

Site Description NAR ST16NE6
Only traces remain of what is thought to have been a defensible medieval mansion, disused by the 15th c.
Limited excavations and examination of slight earthworks, bisected by a modern road, indicate a moated complex, some 50m NW-SE by at least 15m, with the principal house occupying the SE part of the site.
Associated with the garden and dovecote (Nprn's300999 & 301002), c.50m to the SW.
(source: RCAHMW 2000, 475-8)
J.Wiles 04.02.03

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