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Kidwelly Town Gate & Defences

A Scheduled Monument in Kidwelly (Cydweli), Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7384 / 51°44'18"N

Longitude: -4.3068 / 4°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 240817

OS Northings: 206928

OS Grid: SN408069

Mapcode National: GBR GP.TL1C

Mapcode Global: VH3M2.9KJP

Entry Name: Kidwelly Town Gate & Defences

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2149

Cadw Legacy ID: CM183

Schedule Class: Defence

Category: Gatehouse

Period: Medieval

County: Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)

Community: Kidwelly (Cydweli)

Built-Up Area: Kidwelly

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

Description

The monument comprises an unusually well preserved medieval town gate dating from c. 1300 whose upper storey was converted into the late medieval town hall. The old town" of Kidwelly was laid out with the castle from the foundation in 1106. However

Source: Cadw

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