The late 13th-century town walls of Chepstow were largely the work of Roger Bigod II, Earl of Norfolk. Bigod built strong stone walls around the town of Chepstow, and linked them to Chepstow Castle. The River Wye and the castle protected the town to the north, and the Port Wall to the south. Portwall Road,
Cornwall House is a lovely Georgian townhouse that was formerly the home of the Llangattock family and later served as the offices for the Monmouthshire Beacon newspaper. The house is of red brick with whitewashed stone dressing. It stands three storeys high, including attics. 58 Monmow Street,
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Hen Gwrt is a moated enclosure, probably the site of a manor owned by the Bishops of Llandaff during the 13th and 14th centuries and later by the Herbert family of Raglan Castle. The name reveals its history; 'hen gwrt' translates as 'old court', though nothing of the 'court' remains to be seen.