Broney Castle, Llansilin

Has been described as a Questionable Timber Castle (Motte)

There are no visible remains

NameBroney Castle, Llansilin
Alternative Names?Bron y Castell
Historic CountryDenbighshire
Modern AuthorityPowys
1974 AuthorityClwyd

Name Broney castle given to 2 adjoining fields on a steep slope. There are no signs of any artificial earthworks here. (Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust HER)

Gatehouse Comments

Nothing on map or obvious on aerial photo. Site not typical for motte and more likely to be barrow if given location is correct. However, this is valley on the border and small mottes in untypical locations are not totally unknown in this area.

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ213305
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  • RCAHMW, 1914, An inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Denbighshire (HMSO) p. 158 no. 565 online copy