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Brief description of site

Abergavenny Priory Deer Park is a well-preserved medieval deer park laid out on the south-east flank of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Much of the boundary bank and ditch and some of boundary wall are still in place.

Brief history of site

The Deer Park was associated with the Benedictine priory of Abergavenny, founded soon after the Norman Conquest.

Location information:

Locality: Abergavenny

Local Authorities:

Monmouthshire; Abergavenny

Historical County: Monmouthshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 161 Grid Ref: SO285180
Latitude: 51.856 Longitude: -3.03957


Abergavenny Priory Deer Park is situated 3 miles north-west of Abergavenny. Footpaths to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain run through it.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Public footpaths to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain run through the park.

Key information:

Form of site: deer park

Purpose of site: Recreational/sport

Context or principal building: recreational

Main period of development: Medieval

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 225

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