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CAERNARFON TOWN WALL

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NPRN 93527

Map Reference SH46SE

Grid Reference SH4789762853

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Caernarfon

Type of Site TOWN DEFENCES

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description NAR SH46SE9

Cadw SAM No.=CN034
SM/CA/2001/02 SM/CA/99/03

Construction began in 1283, along with the castle (nprn 95318). First phase completed by 1285. Of coursed rubble-stone construction. Wall comprises 2 gatehouses and eight round towers and has survived almost to its original full extent.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 10.09.2003

Part of:
Medieval & later borough (Nprn33011).
Incudes:
Bell Tower (Nprn302415)
East Gate (Nprn302416)
Porth-yr-Aur (Nprn302418).
Associated with:
Castle (Nprn95318).

RCAHMW AP945126/61-5

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