The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust
Historic Environment Record
 

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LLANGYNWYD CASTLE

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00124m
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llangynwyd Middle
Unitary authority : Bridgend
NGR : SS85178866
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Castle
Status : Scheduled Monument

Summary :
Seems to have begun as a medieval ringwork, later provided with a stone lcurtain and twin-towered gatehouse. Little masonry is visible though the uneven interior suggests collapsed stone buildings. Some courses of gatehouse towers survive.

Description :
Seems to have begun as a medieval ringwork, later provided with a stone lcurtain and twin-towered gatehouse. Little masonry is visible though the uneven interior suggests collapsed stone buildings. Some courses of gatehouse towers survive.




Sources :
01/MM Record Card/OS/1956/SS 88 NE 6
02/PM Desc Text/Savory HN/1949/Bull Board Celtic Stud Vol13 pt3 p161
07/PM Desc Text/RCAHM/1991/Invent III 1b/MR2
04/PM Desc Text/Spurgeon CJ & Thomas HJ/1978/Morgannwg 22
06/Pers Comm/RCHM/Thomas HJ/June 1985
03/PM Desc Text/Williams TC/1969/Trans Port Talbort Hist Soc/no1 vol2
05/MM Record Card/OS/1982/SS 88 NE 6
08/PM Note/Spurgeon CJ & Thomas HJ/1974/Arch in Wales no61 p34
09/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2006/ Copy in further information file

Events :

Related PRNs : 94553

Compiled date : 01-02-1977


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