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Abergele, Peel, The Mount

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 100487
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Abergele
Unitary authority : Conwy
NGR : SH94757767
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Moated site
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
SLIGHT REMAINS OF A SMALL SQUARE ENCLOSURE. NOW JUST AN EARTHEN PLATFORM 30M APPROX & ACROSS 1.2M HIGH. FIRST MENTIONED 1334. PRECISE FUNCTION NOTKNOWN. POSSIBLY A CASTLE OF SOME FORM. S D 31.

Clwyd Powys Archaeologica Trust carried out a geophysical survey of the site in 2008. At this time the visible earthworks were measured and recorded as 42m north-east/south-west by 30m, or 0.12ha, this including the slope down from the crest of the mound. The survey istefl was unsuccessful in providing any information on the nature and origin of The Mount (Hankinson.R, 2008).

Sources :
Spurgeon, C J , 1980 , Plas Allar, Montgomeryshire , Archaeology in Wales : 20 : 83
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1914 , Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouthshire - IV County of Denbigh
Lhuyd, Edward , 1699 , Parochialia
Williams, E W , 1968 , Abergele, the story of a parish
Manley, J, Grenter, S & Gale, F , 1991 , The Archaeology of Clwyd
Cadw , 1985-96 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De031(CON)
Cadw , 2002 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De031(CON)
Ordnance Survey , 1963 , OS record card SH 97 NW 9
Cadw , 1997 , Scheduling map - De031(CON) ( © CPAT)
Hankinson, R , 2008 , The Mount, Abergele ( © )
Cadw , 2004 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De031(CON)
Cadw , 2005 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De031(CON)
Cadw , 2007 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De031(CON)

Events :
112370 : Abergele, Peel, The Mount, geophysical survey 2008 (year : 2008)

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Compiled date : 30-06-1986


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July 23, 2017, 12:32 pm - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 41 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7RR.
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