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List of the medieval fortified sites of the historic county of Denbighshire

Questionable or Doubtful
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Alternative Name(s)
Abergele; The Mount The Peel Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House cropmark/slight earthwork
Bryn-ffanigl Uchaf Timber Castle earthwork
Bryneglwys 'Dinas' Castell Furi; Fury Uncertain no visible
Castell y Waun Motte, Chirk Ceiriog Timber Castle earthwork
Chirk Castle Crogen; Ceiriog Masonry Castle major building
Denbigh Castle Castell Dinbych; Dinbech Masonry Castle major building
Denbigh Old Castle, Crown Hotel Mount Dinebech; Dinbech; Timbei Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Denbigh Town Walls Dynebeghe Urban Defence major building
Dinas Bran Castle Crow Castle; Chastiel Bran Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Ednyfeds Castle Bryn Euryn; Plas Bryneuryn Uncertain uncertain
Erddig Castle, Wrexham Wrecsam; Erthcote; Wristleham; Wristlesham Timber Castle earthwork
Foel Las Motte, Pentrefoelas Foel; Voelas; Llanfair Rhyd; Hen Foelas; Y Foelas; Castell Coch Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Glyn, Denbighshire Uncertain uncertain
Hendre Isaf Motte, Llangernyw Domen Pentre Isaf; Llangerniew Timber Castle earthwork
Holt Bridge Farndon Bridge Fortified Bridge masonry ruins/remnants
Holt Castle Chastellion; Castrum Leonis; Castle Lions Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Llandegla manor of Bishop of St Asaph Palace no visible
Llys Euryn Palace , Fortified Manor House masonry ruins/remnants
Llys Gwenllian castle Llanrhaiadr yn Cinmerch Timber Castle earthwork
Plas Cadwgan Mound Cadwgan Hall Mound Timber Castle earthwork
Ruthin Castle Castell Rhuthun; Castell Coch yn Gwern-for Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Ruthin Old Castle Rhuthun; Ruffin; Ruthlan Timber Castle no visible
Ruthin Town Defences Rhuthun; Ruffin; Ruthyn Urban Defence no visible
Sycharth Castle, Llansilin Castle of Owain Glyndwr; Saghern Timber Castle earthwork
Tomen Cefn Glaniwrch, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Cefn Uchaf; Trefeilw; Hendomen Timber Castle earthwork
Tomen y Faerdre, Llanarmon yn ial Yale; Tomen y Vardra Timber Castle earthwork
Tomen y Maerdy Motte Glantanat Isaf; Llanrhaiadr ym Mochnant; Tomen y Faerdre Timber Castle earthwork
Tomen y Rhodwydd, Llandegla Castell y Rhodwydd; Buddugre; Llanarmon yn Ial; Yale; Castle in Ial; Castell yr Adwy Timber Castle earthwork
Bromfield Castle castellum de Bromfeld Timber Castle no visible
Broney Castle, Llansilin ?Bron y Castell Timber Castle no visible
Bryn-ffanigl Uchaf 2 Timber Castle earthwork
Cae Castell Fieldname and Ysgwennant round barrow Timber Castle no visible
Cae Castell Placename, Llangollen Uncertain no visible
Cae Castell Ucha, Issa and Pella Fieldnames, Llangollen Uncertain no visible
Cae Twmpath Fieldname 2, Coedpoeth Llidart Fanny Farm Timber Castle no visible
Cae Twmpath Fieldname, Coedpoeth Timber Castle no visible
Cae y Castle Fieldname, Ruabon Uncertain no visible
Caer Fach Fieldname, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Timber Castle earthwork
Castell Placename, Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd Uncertain no visible
Castell y Gur Fieldname, Llay Uncertain no visible
Cegin Fedw Mound, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Timber Castle earthwork
Ceunant Mound, Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Caenant Timber Castle no visible
Chirk Castle Fieldname Uncertain no visible
Ffynogion Earthwork Timber Castle no visible
Gors Enclosure Timber Castle earthwork
Gwrych Y Fron Uncertain no visible
Hafod y Bwch Timber Castle earthwork
Holt Town Defences Urban Defence no visible
Maes Gwyn, Pentrefoelas Timber Castle earthwork
Maes Mynan Mound Maesmaenan; Aberwhiler; Coed Maesmynan Timber Castle no visible
Maesmor Hall Castle Mound, Llangwm Tomen Maesmor; Y Domen; Maerdy; Llandderfel Timber Castle earthwork
Tower House Mound, Llangollen Timber Castle earthwork

This listing was last updated on Thursday, July 13, 2017  Print this page