Full Report for Listed Buildings
Summary Description of a Listed Buildings
Date of Designation
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Name of Property
Newcastle Emlyn Castle
Sited on a peninsula of land to W of the town and almost surrounded by Afon Teifi. Pedestrian access from Castle Street.
Ruins of a medieval masonry castle on a rocky eminence with substantial earthwork defences. Earliest references date back to mid-C13; the castle was derelict by the end of the Civil War.
The twin-towered gatehouse to the inner ward stands about 8 m high and is the best-preserved section of masonry. There is a portion of a corner tower on the S with a stretch of masonry curtain wall adjoining. To N of gatehouse is a further stretch of curtain wall with corner turret and garderobe shute.
Reason for designation
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Cm 85.
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