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COWBRIDGE TOWN WALLS

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NPRN 307612

Map Reference SS97SE

Grid Reference SS99397469

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Type of Site TOWN DEFENCES

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description Remains of a stone curtain, describing a pentagonal figure about the central part of the borough of Cowbridge (Nprn33125), established c.1254.
There are extensive remains of the S part of the circuit, including the South Gate and two angle towers. The circuit is thought to have been recorded in the e.14th c.
(sources: Robinson 1980, 44-7; Os495card; SS97SE6.6-6.7)
RCAHMW AP955148/57-8
J.Wiles 14.01.03

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