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Towyn

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NPRN402286
Map ReferenceSH50SE
Grid ReferenceSH5882400951
Unitary (Local) AuthorityGwynedd
Old CountyMerioneth
CommunityTywyn
Type Of SiteTOWN
PeriodGeneral
Description

A medieval market centre, possibly a borough or with some of the characteristics of one. Thought to have mutated from the settlement associated with the twelfth century monastic or mother church, and mentioned by a contemporary poet. More recently a tourist centre.

Associated with: church (NPRN 43861)

Source: History of Merioneth II (2001), 234

John Wiles 03.07.07
Resources
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application/pdfAWP - Archaeology Wales Project Archives