Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Part of Site of Norman Borough

A Scheduled Monument in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 53.2865 / 53°17'11"N

Longitude: -3.4578 / 3°27'28"W

OS Eastings: 302913

OS Northings: 377600

OS Grid: SJ029776

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z9F.6M

Mapcode Global: WH659.VNMD

Entry Name: Part of Site of Norman Borough

Scheduled Date: 28 May 1970

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3102

Cadw Legacy ID: FL129

Schedule Class: Civil

Category: Town

Period: Medieval

County: Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)

Community: Rhuddlan

Built-Up Area: Rhuddlan

Traditional County: Flintshire


This monument comprises the remains of the medieval town borough of Rhuddlan.

Located to the north, east and south of the Norman motte and bailey castle (Twthill), the borough is recorded in the Domesday book as being established by Robert ‘of Rhuddlan’ and earl Hugh. By 1086 the borough contained 18 burgesses, a church and a mint.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval urban organisation and the growth of towns. The monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the area itself may be expected to contain archaeological information in regard to chronology, building techniques and functional detail. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

Other nearby scheduled monuments is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.