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Site Details

NPRN 307984

Map Reference ST49SW

Grid Reference ST44579241

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Caerwent

Type of Site CASTLE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description The ruins of Llanfair Discoed Castle are of a roughly quadrangular mansion, best preserved on the south-west front and framed by two round angle towers. On the north-eastern side there appears to have been a walled forecourt. There is a detached circular tower with a 7m internal diameter, possibly a dovecote, about 18m to the west.

Source: OS record card ST49SW14.

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 27 February 2003

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