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Abergavenny Priory Deer Park 25

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.

Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • The National Trust

    Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon
Features
Park Pale
Visitor Access & Directions

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.
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
History

History

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

Period

  • Medieval (1066-1540)
References

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