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Site Details

NPRN 94876

Map Reference SO21SE

Grid Reference SO29961393

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Abergavenny

Type of Site CASTLE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description The remains of the fourteenth century and later masonry castle at Abergavenny are built upon earlier earthworks. The motte is much mutilated to accomodate a nineteenth century castellated tower, whilst there are substantial, if fragmentary, remains of the walls and towers of the roughly 54m by 67-40m bailey to the north.

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 2 September 2002.

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