Abergavenny Priory Deer Park, Abergavenny, Wales
Record Id: 25
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
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.
Historical County: Monmouthshire
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Abergavenny Priory Deer Park is situated 3 miles north-west of Abergavenny. Footpaths to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain run through it.
Opening contact details:
Public footpaths to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain run through the park.
Form of site: deer park
Purpose of site: Recreational/sport
Context or principal building: recreational
Main period of development: Medieval
Site Size (Hectares): 225