List of scheduled monuments in Caerphilly

Caerphilly County Borough straddles the boundary of the historic counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire in South Wales. The 46 scheduled monuments include burial cairns from the Bronze Age, an Iron Age hillfort, and Roman camps. The medieval sites include two castles and a further four mottes as well as dwellings, crosses and churches. Finally the post-medieval sites include the blast furnaces and ironworks of the industrial period.

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Scheduled monuments have statutory protection. The compilation of the list is undertaken by Cadw Welsh Historic Monuments, which is an executive agency of the National Assembly of Wales.[1] The list of scheduled monuments below is supplied by Cadw[2] with additional material from RCAHMW and Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust.

. . . List of scheduled monuments in Caerphilly . . .

Image Name Site type Community Location Details Historic County Period SAM No
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Cairnfield on Mynydd Eglwysilan Round cairn Aber Valley

51.6223°N 3.2792°W / 51.6223; -3.2792 (Cairnfield on Mynydd Eglwysilan),
ST115922

Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM352
[3]
Garnedd Lwyd Round cairn Aber Valley 51.6051°N 3.2904°W / 51.6051; -3.2904 (Garnedd Lwyd),
ST107903
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM462
[4]
Two Round Cairns on the Bryn Round cairn Aber Valley 51.6096°N 3.2479°W / 51.6096; -3.2479 (Two Round Cairns on the Bryn),
ST136908
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM463
[5]
Begwns Round Barrow, Mynydd Machen Round cairn Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen 51.6036°N 3.1222°W / 51.6036; -3.1222 (Begwns Round Barrow, Mynydd Machen),
ST223900
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM071
[6]
Cairn 270m N of Pont Ffosyrhebog Round cairn Darran Valley 51.7168°N 3.2857°W / 51.7168; -3.2857 (Cairn 270m N of Pont Ffosyrhebog),
SO112027
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM313
[7]
Maen Cattwg (cup-marked stone) Cup-marked stone Gelligaer 51.6689°N 3.2638°W / 51.6689; -3.2638 (Maen Cattwg (cup-marked stone)),
ST126974
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM176
[8]
Bryn Owen Farm Cairns, Llanfabon Round cairn Llanbradach 51.6096°N 3.2378°W / 51.6096; -3.2378 (Bryn Owen Farm Cairns, Llanfabon),
ST143908
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM051
[9]
Cairn Cemetery on Mynydd Bach, Bedwas Round cairn Maesycwmmer 51.6206°N 3.2025°W / 51.6206; -3.2025 (Cairn Cemetery on Mynydd Bach, Bedwas),
ST168919
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM196
[10]
Pen-y-Rhiw Round Cairn Round cairn Maesycwmmer 51.6204°N 3.2033°W / 51.6204; -3.2033 (Pen-y-Rhiw Round Cairn),
ST167919
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM149
[11]
Carneddi Llwydion Round cairn Nelson 51.6198°N 3.294°W / 51.6198; -3.294 (Carneddi Llwydion),
ST105920
Glamorganshire 1Prehistoric GM302
[12]
Round Cairn 315m S of Upper Wenallt Round cairn Risca 51.609°N 3.0754°W / 51.609; -3.0754 (Round Cairn 315m S of Upper Wenallt),
ST256905
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM046
[13]
Twyn Cae-Hugh Round Barrow Round barrow Ynysddu 51.6163°N 3.1947°W / 51.6163; -3.1947 (Twyn Cae-Hugh Round Barrow),
ST173915
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM033
[14]
Twyn-Yr-Oerfel Round Barrows Round barrow Ynysddu 51.6091°N 3.1839°W / 51.6091; -3.1839 (Twyn-Yr-Oerfel Round Barrows),
ST181906
Monmouthshire 1Prehistoric MM070
[15]
Ruperra Hillfort and Motte Hillfort Rudry 51.5733°N 3.1231°W / 51.5733; -3.1231 (Ruperra Hillfort and Motte),
ST222866
Glamorganshire 1.5Prehistoric GM511
[16]
Cefn Manmoelcross-ridge dyke Cross Ridge Dyke Argoed, (also Cwm, Blaenau Gwent) 51.7442°N 3.2018°W / 51.7442; -3.2018 (Cefn Man Moel Cross-Ridge Dyke),
SO171057
Linear defensive earthwork which may be from neolithic or medieval period. This site crosses the border into Blaenau Gwent Monmouthshire 1.9Unknown MM345
[17]
Rectangular Earthworks 530m SSW of Heol-Ddu-Uchaf Practice camp Bargoed 51.6845°N 3.2477°W / 51.6845; -3.2477 (Rectangular Earthworks 530m SSW of Heol-Ddu-Uchaf),
ST138991
Glamorganshire 2Roman GM164
[18]
Fforest Gwladys Roman practice camp Practice camp Gelligaer 51.6838°N 3.2579°W / 51.6838; -3.2579 (Fforest Gwladys Roman practice camp),
ST131990
Glamorganshire 2Roman GM273
[19]
Gelligaer Roman Site Fort Gelligaer 51.667°N 3.2548°W / 51.667; -3.2548 (Gelligaer Roman Site),
ST133972
Glamorganshire 2Roman GM016
[20]
Fort South of Pen-Llwyn-Fawr Fort Pontllanfraith 51.651°N 3.195°W / 51.651; -3.195 (Fort South of Pen-Llwyn-Fawr),
ST174953
Monmouthshire 2Roman MM096
[21]
Cross Ridge Dyke & Cairn on Twyn Hywel Cross Ridge Dyke Aber Valley, (also Pontypridd) 51.6116°N 3.3007°W / 51.6116; -3.3007 (Cross Ridge Dyke & Cairn on Twyn Hywel),
ST100911
(The dyke crosses the border into Rhondda Cynon Taf) Glamorganshire 3Unknown GM456
[22]
Capel Gwladys Chapel Darran Valley 51.6856°N 3.2671°W / 51.6856; -3.2671 (Capel Gwladys),
ST125992
Glamorganshire 3Early Medieval GM309
[23]
Dyke 387m E of Clawdd Trawscae Farm Ditch Darran Valley 51.6944°N 3.278°W / 51.6944; -3.278 (Dyke 387m E of Clawdd Trawscae Farm),
SO117002
Glamorganshire 3Early Medieval GM261
[24]
Site of Tegernacus Stone Inscribed stone Darran Valley 51.7157°N 3.2498°W / 51.7157; -3.2498 (Site of Tegernacus Stone),
SO137026
Glamorganshire 3Early Medieval GM339
[25]
St. Sannan’s Churchyard Cross, Bedwellty Cross Argoed 51.6951°N 3.2074°W / 51.6951; -3.2074 (St. Sannan’s Churchayrd Cross, Bedwellty),
SO166002
Monmouthshire 4Medieval MM310
[26]
Bedwas Churchyard Cross Cross Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen 51.5954°N 3.1981°W / 51.5954; -3.1981 (Bedwas Churchyard Cross),
ST171891
Monmouthshire 4Medieval MM143
[27]
House Platforms to W of Mynydd Machen House platform Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen 51.6043°N 3.1249°W / 51.6043; -3.1249 (House Platforms to W of Mynydd Machen),
ST221900
Monmouthshire 4Medieval MM337
[28]
Caerphilly Castle Castle Caerphilly 51.5763°N 3.2206°W / 51.5763; -3.2206 (Caerphilly Castle),
ST155870
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM002
[29]
Castell Morgraig Castle Caerphilly, (also Lisvane) 51.5519°N 3.213°W / 51.5519; -3.213 (Castell Morgraig),
ST159843
(Site is on the border with Cardiff) Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM031
[30]
Capel y Brithdir Chapel Darran Valley 51.7149°N 3.2481°W / 51.7149; -3.2481 (Capel y Brithdir),
SO138025
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM451
[31]
Platform Houses on East Side of Gelligaer Common Platform house Darran Valley 51.7164°N 3.2806°W / 51.7164; -3.2806 (Platform Houses on East Side of Gelligaer Common),
SO116027
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM311
[32]
Three Platform Houses on Cefn Brithdir Platform house Darran Valley 51.7193°N 3.2623°W / 51.7193; -3.2623 (Three Platform Houses on Cefn Brithdir),
SO128030
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM317
[33]
Twyn Castell Motte Gelligaer 51.6646°N 3.2496°W / 51.6646; -3.2496 (Twyn Castell),
ST136969
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM121
[34]
Twmbarlwm Mound and Bailey Castle Motte Risca 51.6272°N 3.0961°W / 51.6272; -3.0961 (Twm-Barlwm Mound and Bailey Castle),
ST243926
Monmouthshire 4Medieval MM044
[35]
Gwern-y-Domen Castle Mound Motte Van 51.5837°N 3.192°W / 51.5837; -3.192 (Gwern-y-Domen Castle Mound),
ST175878
Glamorganshire 4Medieval GM218
[36]
Twyn Tudor Motte Ynysddu 51.6373°N 3.1669°W / 51.6373; -3.1669 (Twyn Tudor),
ST193938
Monmouthshire 4Medieval MM035
[37]
Charcoal Blast Furnace at Abercarn Blast Furnace Abercarn 51.6471°N 3.1342°W / 51.6471; -3.1342 (Charcoal Blast Furnace at Abercarn),
ST216948
Monmouthshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern MM250
[38]
Cornish Type Engine House, Bryngwyn Colliery Engine house Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen 51.5962°N 3.2111°W / 51.5962; -3.2111 (Cornish Type Engine House, Bryngwyn Colliery),
ST162892
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM440
[39]
Machen Forge and Tinplate Works Water Power System Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen 51.593°N 3.1511°W / 51.593; -3.1511 (Machen Forge and Tinplate Works),
ST203888
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM516
[40]
Caerffili Mountain Shaft Mounds Shaft Mounds Caerphilly 51.5583°N 3.2229°W / 51.5583; -3.2229 (Caerffili Mountain Shaft Mounds),
ST153850
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM454
[41]
Former Dam of Cwmcarn Canal Reservoir Dam Crosskeys 51.6353°N 3.1249°W / 51.6353; -3.1249 (Former Dam of Cwmcarn Canal Reservoir),
ST222935
Monmouthshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern MM259
[42]
Pen-y-fan Pond Reservoir Crumlin 51.6979°N 3.1641°W / 51.6979; -3.1641 (Pen y Fan Canal Reservoir),
SO196005
Canal Reservoir Monmouthshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern MM269
[43]
Caerphilly Iron Furnace Ironworks Penyrheol,Trecenydd and Energlyn 51.5815°N 3.2394°W / 51.5815; -3.2394 (Caerphilly Iron Furnace),
ST142876
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM503
[44]
Rhymney Upper Furnace Blast Furnace Rhymney 51.7741°N 3.2934°W / 51.7741; -3.2934 (Rhymney Upper Furnace),
SO108091
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM403
[45]
Rudry Ironworks Ironworks Rudry 51.5873°N 3.1622°W / 51.5873; -3.1622 (Rudry Ironworks),
ST195882
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM357
[46]
Ruperra Castle House (domestic) Rudry 51.5703°N 3.1271°W / 51.5703; -3.1271 (Ruperra Castle),
ST219863
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM379
[47]
Ruperra Castle lower summerhouse remains Garden building Rudry 51.5729°N 3.1221°W / 51.5729; -3.1221 (Ruperra Castle lower summerhouse remains),
ST223866
Glamorganshire 5Post-Medieval/Modern GM590
[48]

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