Mapping the Medieval Townscape: a digital atlas of the new towns of Edward I

Keith Lilley, Chris Lloyd, Steve Trick, 2005

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CAERNARFON (Llanbeblig), Caernarfonshire

NGR:SH478628
Type:Castle town with stone defences
Date of Charter:September 8 1284
Number of Burgages:55 in 1298
Number of Burgesses:57 in 1298
Size of Burgage:eighty by sixty feet
Area of walled town (c.1300):101/3 acres/41,800m2 (excluding castle)
Overall dimensions of walled town (c.1300):600 feet (High Street)/740 feet (Castle Street/Market Street) (183m/226m)

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