Castell Porth Wen

Has been described as a Rejected Uncertain

There are no visible remains

NameCastell Porth Wen
Alternative Names
Historic CountryAnglesey
Modern AuthorityAnglesey
1974 AuthorityGwynedd

Castell - A small fortified spot on the sea coast at porth Wen, 2 1/2 miles NW of Amlwch (Jones).There is no evidence of any artificial earthwork or fortification in the vicinity of Castell (SH 407-943) (OS record). (Gwynedd Archaeological Trust HER Record)

Gatehouse Comments

Listed in CARN as site of early-medieval castle. Uncertain if this means a Dark Age site. Situated by small rocky bay. No real suggestion of a medieval castle site and the 'fortification' may have always been a natural feature with a suggestive name.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSH407943
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  • Jones, H.L., 1855, 'List of early British remains in Wales' Archaeologia Cambrensis Vol. 10 p. 18 online copy