Cae Whisken Fieldname, Overton

Has been described as a Questionable Uncertain

There are no visible remains

NameCae Whisken Fieldname, Overton
Alternative NamesWhistan
Historic CountryFlintshire
Modern AuthorityWrexham
1974 AuthorityClwyd

Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust record of fieldname evidence of possible castle.

Gatehouse Comments

May be a reference to Whistan a place Leland says Overton Castle Stood. The Dee is now some way from this site but it is on the edge of the river valley and is a position where a landslip could have occurred in the past.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ371420
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  • Toulmin-Smith, Lucy (ed), 1906, Leland's Itinerary in Wales  (Bell and Sons; London) p. 67 online copy