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THE MOUNT, ABERGELE.

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NPRN 303516

Map Reference SH97NW

Grid Reference SH94767764

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Abergele

Type of Site MOAT (POSSIBLE)

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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