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Latitude: 51.8556 / 51°51'20"N
Longitude: -4.3077 / 4°18'27"W
OS Eastings: 241164
OS Northings: 219962
OS Grid: SN411199
Mapcode National: GBR DG.T84W
Mapcode Global: VH3LH.9M0C
Entry Name: Section of medieval town wall behind Nos 27 to 30
Listing Date: 19 May 1981
Last Amended: 28 November 2003
Source ID: 9521
Building Class: Defence
Location: Situated on top of embankment behind Blue Street, at back of gardens of 27-30 Quay Street.
Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)
Built-Up Area: Carmarthen
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Garden wall, medieval in origin. The original town wall first murage grant date from 1233, and the wall ran up from the Towy Gate at the foot of Quay Street to the Wynveth or Dark Gate between the lines of Quay Street and Blue Street (the former Wynveth stream). Wyriot's Tower stood along this section of wall.
Section of medieval town wall to rear of gardens of Nos 27 to 30, on high embankment to rear of Blue Street houses. There is a projection at N end with garden wall carried around, behind rear wing of No 30, possibly marking the site of a square mural tower, perhaps the former Wyriot's tower. Projection is 4.3m high and with external measurements of 3.4 and 5.6m.
Included as a fragment of medieval town wall.
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