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Abergavenny Priory Deer Park

Introduction

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01443 336000

Access contact details

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

Directions

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

Owners

The National Trust

Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon
History

Period

Medieval (1066-1540)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • CADW Register of Landscapes Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in Wales

  • Reference: PGW (Gt) 55
  • Grade: II
  • National Park

  • Reference: Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

  • Reference: Sugar Loaf Woodlands

Features

  • Park Pale
Key Information

Type

Deer Park

Purpose

Recreational/sport

Principal Building

Recreational

Period

Medieval (1066-1540)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

225

Open to the public

Yes

References

References