Chester Street Mound

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Motte)

There are no visible remains

NameChester Street Mound
Alternative NamesFflint
Historic CountryFlintshire
Modern AuthorityFlintshire
1974 AuthorityClwyd

Feature identified by Davies as castle mound with ditch but by OS as building platform or natural feature. (Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust HER)

Gatehouse Comments

Presumably this is the mound in the town mentioned by King as vanished and rejected by him as 'only a moated site'. Site is built over. It is also possible this is the same as Cae Mount

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ246728
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  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 1 p. 156 (reject)
  • Davies, E., 1949, Prehistoric and Roman Remains of Flint (Cardiff)


  • Lhuyd, E., 1909, R.H. Morris (ed.), 'Parochialia, being a summary of answers to ‘Parochial Queries,’ in Archaeologia Cambrensis Supplement Vol. 1 (information collected by Lhuyd circa 1699) p. 86


  • 1940, Archaeologia Cambrensis Vol. 95 p. 253