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Distributiom map of castles and fortified houses

List of Medieval Fortified Manor Houses in Wales

Also recorded under this label are a number of later medieval houses which are not generally considered 'defensive' but which used architectural styles that derived from military function. These houses are sometimes called 'castles of chivalry', they were almost purely residential with the administrative function of the manor often done elsewhere.
Questionable or Doubtful
Confidence is a statement of the site as a medieval fortification


Name Alternative Name(s) County Remains
Abergele; The Mount The Peel Denbighshire cropmark/slight earthwork
Abermarlais Castle Carmarthenshire no visible
Angle Rectory Nangle; The Tower; Castle Inn Pembrokeshire major building
Barry Castle Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Boulston Manor Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
Bovehill Castle, Landimore Cheriton; Landymore; Landimor Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Cadoxton Court, Barry Glamorgan masonry footings
Caer Dynnaf, Llygod Old Castle Old Llanbeddian; Llanblethian Castle; Llanblethian Hill; St Quintin's Glamorgan earthwork
Candlestone Castle Tregawntlo Glamorgan major building
Carswell Pembrokeshire major building
Castell Moel Manor House, Llangain Greencastle; Humphreys Castle; Castle Mole Carmarthenshire masonry ruins/remnants
Castle Villa, Brawdy Castle Gwilym; Cas Wilia; Castle-y-Cymry; Castell Willia; Castell Wilym; Castle William Pembrokeshire earthwork
Crege Castle Craige; Creigiau Glamorgan cropmark/slight earthwork
Cresswell Castle Mansion The Palace Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
Dale Castle Vale; The Castle Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
Dixton Motte Monmouthshire earthwork
Doghill, Dyffryn Worleton; Dog Hill Glamorgan masonry footings
Dunraven Castle Glamorgan no visible
Eastington Manor House Jestynton; Rhoscrowther; Keeston; Iseston; Tre-Jestyn Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
Erw'r Castell Mound, Caerwys Flintshire uncertain
Haroldston Mansion The Stewards Tower Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
Hen Blas Basingwerk; Dinas Bassing; Coleshill Fawr; Coleshill Castle Flintshire earthwork
Hen Castell, Llangattock Hen Gastell Brecknockshire earthwork
Liege Castle, Castell Moel Leeeh; Leeds; Castra Legionis; Leehe; Lache; Leche; Lechcastle; Lachecastle Glamorgan earthwork
Llandaff Archdeacons Castle Glamorgan cropmark/slight earthwork
Llangibby Motte The Bowling Green; Llangybi; Tregrug Monmouthshire earthwork
Llys Edwin, Northop Castretone Flintshire masonry footings
Marcross Castle Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Moynes Court Monmouthshire masonry ruins/remnants
Newhouse, Castell Coch Newton; Newehous; Newhous; Novadomus; Red Castle Pembrokeshire masonry ruins/remnants
North Cornelly; The Hall Corneli Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Northop Hall Farm Llyseurgain Flintshire major building
Old Beaupre Castle Bewpyr; Beawpire; Y Bewpur; Bewerpere Glamorgan major building
Old Mills Moat Montgomeryshire earthwork
Old Radnor Castle The Castle Radnorshire earthwork
Owain Glyndwrs House Glyndyfrdwy Merioneth earthwork
Oxwich Castle Oxwick; Oxwnwich Glamorgan major building
Pen y Clawdd Castle, Crucorney Llantilio Pertholey; Penyclawdd Court Monmouthshire earthwork
Plas yn Dinas, Llansantffraid manerium de Dynas Montgomeryshire earthwork
Porth Mawr Crickhowell Porthmawr; Cwrt Carw; Cwrt y Carw; Stag Court Brecknockshire major building
Porthamal Tower Porthamel; Porthamael; Great Porthaml Brecknockshire masonry ruins/remnants
Rheidol Castle Plas Crug Cardiganshire no visible
Roche Castle Macrels Carmarthenshire masonry footings
Runston Manor House Monmouthshire masonry footings
Scurlage Castle, Trecastell Scurla Castle; Trecastle; Treer; Scorlayges Kaestel Glamorgan earthwork
Sully Castle Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Tretower Court Brecknockshire major building
Twiscob Moat, Whitton Cascob; Ffossidoes Radnorshire earthwork
Wenvoe Castle Glamorgan no visible
Weobley Castle Leyshanston; castrum de Webbeley Glamorgan major building
West Orchard Manor House Glamorgan masonry footings
Beauville Castle Bove Hill; Bouville; Bovill Glamorgan masonry footings
Biglis Old Court Bugeleys; the courte of Vygles; Shepherd's Court Glamorgan no visible
Boverton Place, Llantwit Major Bertown Glamorgan no visible
Buttington Montgomeryshire no visible
Castell Coch, Welsh St Donats Castell y Marchog; Castell Sion Goodfellow; Knight's Castle Glamorgan uncertain
Castell y Mynach, Creigiau Monk's Castle; Castelle Menach in Pentiraugh; Castellum Monachorum Glamorgan no visible
Cilsant Carmarthenshire no visible
Cosmeston Castle Coed y Cwm Glamorgan earthwork
Cwm-Tydwr Cwmtydu Cardiganshire uncertain
Cwrt y Vil Castle, Penarth Canon Court Glamorgan masonry footings
East Orchard Castle Norchete Manor Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Flemingston Court Flemingston Castle Glamorgan major building
Kings Castle, Canton Castell Breiniol Glamorgan no visible
Llancaiach Fawr Manor House Glamorgan major building
Llangathen Castle Allt y Gaer Carmarthenshire masonry ruins/remnants
Llys Euryn Denbighshire masonry ruins/remnants
Lydstep Old Palace Lis Castle Pembrokeshire major building
Madocs Castle Castell Madog; Garth Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Moulton Castle Glamorgan no visible
Old Henllys Moat, Llanddewi Glamorgan no visible
Peithyll Cardiganshire no visible
Penmark Place Penmarc Glamorgan masonry ruins/remnants
Rhoose Old Castle Glamorgan no visible
Roath Dogfield Roath Court; Roath Dogfilde Glamorgan no visible
Tregarnedd, Llangefni Anglesey uncertain
Ty Mawr Great House Glamorgan major building

This listing was last updated on Tuesday, April 7, 2015