NEATH CASTLE

Site Details



NPRN
94528
Map Reference
SS79NE
Grid Reference
SS7536597795
Unitary (Local) Authority
Neath, Port Talbot
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Neath
Type of Site
CASTLE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval

Site Description

The masonry remains of Neath Castle are thirteenth to foutrteenth century in date but lie on earlier earthwork remains. The castle is D-shaped in plan and about 30m in diameter. A cockpit was later built on the site (NPRN 307206).
(source OS495card;SS79NE16)

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 29 November 2002

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