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

Questionable or Doubtful
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification or palace
Alternative Name(s)
Basingwerk Manor Basiwerch Timber Castle no visible
Broncoed; The Tower Mold Tower; Broncoed Tower Pele Tower masonry ruins/remnants
Bryn Castell, Bagillt Basingwerk; Dinas Bassing; gastell Basing Timber Castle earthwork
Bryn y Cwn Motte, Flint Plas yn Balls; Bryn-cwn; Bryn y cwm Timber Castle earthwork
Caergwrle Castle, Hope Queen's Hope; Kaierguill Masonry Castle masonry ruins/remnants
Coed y Cra Uchaf Mound, Halkyn Timber Castle uncertain
Connahs Hey Mound Connah's Hill; Conna's He; Connah's Quay Timber Castle , Siege Work no visible
Dyserth Castle Maelan; Caer Vaelan; Dincolin; Castle of the Rock; De Rupe; Caerfaelan; Carregfaelan Masonry Castle masonry footings
Egwys Cross Motte Eglwys Cross, Mount Cop Castle; Tybroughton Timber Castle earthwork
Erw'r Castell Mound, Caerwys Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House , Palace uncertain
Ewloe Castle Youley; Yollo; Eulo; Egloe; Eggelawe Masonry Castle major building
Flint Castle Fflint; Flynt Masonry Castle major building
Flint Town Defences Y Fflint; le flynt; le Caillou; le Chaylou Urban Defence cropmark/slight earthwork
Hawarden Castle Penharddlech; Penarlag; Hawurd; Harden Timber Castle , Masonry Castle major building
Hen Blas Basingwerk; Dinas Bassing; Coleshill Fawr; Coleshill Castle Timber Castle , Fortified Manor House earthwork
Holywell Castle Mound Treffynnon; Bryn y Castell; Treffynnawn; Basingwerk; Dinas Bassing Timber Castle earthwork
Leeswood Hall Mound, The Mount Mold Rural Timber Castle earthwork
Llys Edwin, Northop Castretone Fortified Manor House masonry footings
Mold; The Bailey Hill Montalt; Mohaut; Monhalt; Mouhaut; Montalto; Gwyddgrug; Guiddgrug; Yr Wyddgrug; Wydrug; Wyrebruch Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Northop Hall Farm Llyseurgain Fortified Manor House major building
Overton Castle Auretone; Averetone Timber Castle , Masonry Castle no visible
Prestatyn Castle Prestinton' Timber Castle , Masonry Castle earthwork
Rhuddlan Castle Rothelan; Ruthlan; Rughlan; Rhudland Masonry Castle major building
Rhuddlan Town Defences Cledemutha Urban Defence earthwork
Roft Motte The Rofft; Rofft Mount; The Rofts; Marford; Hoseley; Hodesley; Bromfield; castellum de Bromfeld Timber Castle , Palace cropmark/slight earthwork
St Asaph Bishop's Palace Palace masonry footings
Truemans Hill, Hawarden Timber Castle earthwork
Twthill, Old Rhuddlan Castle Toothill; Tut Hill; Bonc Hill; Roelent; Roeland Timber Castle , Masonry Castle , Palace earthwork
Tyddyn Mount Mold Rural; Tyddin Timber Castle earthwork
Tynewydd Mound, Leeswood Timber Castle earthwork
Bryn Castell, Llanasa Uncertain no visible
Cae Mount Fieldname Fflint; Coitie'r mount Timber Castle no visible
Cae Whisken Fieldname, Overton Whistan Uncertain no visible
Castell Placename, Halkyn Uncertain no visible
Castell Placename, Nercwys Timber Castle no visible
Castell Placename, Waen Uncertain no visible
Castell Placename, Ysceifiog Uncertain no visible
Castell Rhosesmor, Halkyn Timber Castle uncertain
Chester Street Mound Fflint Timber Castle no visible
Coed Allt y Tywood Mound Coad Allt y Tywod; Castell Ty Maen Timber Castle earthwork
Coitier Castell Fieldname, Trelawnyd Newmarket Uncertain no visible
Graig Fawr, Dyserth Timber Castle , Masonry Castle uncertain
Meliden manor of Bishop of St Asaph Palace no visible
Moel-y-crio Hen-y-fail; Hen Efail Timber Castle earthwork
Overton Town Defences Auretone; Averetone Urban Defence no visible
Padeswood Mound, Leeswood Mold Rural; Bryn y Castell Timber Castle earthwork
Rhuallt mound Timber Castle earthwork
Scrape Cottage Mound Timber Castle earthwork
Twmpath Chwrall Fieldname, Tremeirchion Timber Castle no visible
Twmpath Placename, Treuddyn Timber Castle uncertain

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