THE MOUNT, ABERGELE.

Site Details



NPRN
303516
Map Reference
SH97NW
Grid Reference
SH94767764
Unitary (Local) Authority
Conwy
Old County
Denbighshire
Community
Abergele
Type of Site
MOATED SITE?
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval?

Site Description

The site, formerly called the Peel, comprises the remains of a flat-topped earthen platform with rounded corners. Probably medieval in date, the site overlooks the River Gele to the North and West. The mound measures circa 30m square and 1.2m in height. Lhuyd writing in circa 1698 records that the site had a defensive function.
Source: Cadw scheduling description. F.Foster/RCAHMW 06.09.2007

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