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WAUN TWMPATH MOTTE

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NPRN 101626

Map Reference SN40SE

Grid Reference SN46570255

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Cefn Sidan

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description Waun Twmpath motte is a well-preserved castle mound some 40 metres in diameter at the base and 15 metres diameter at the top. It has a maximum height of about 7 metres above the base of a well-defined ditch which is up to 2.5 metres deep in places.
It is located on the northern edge of a protruding spur of high ground, but it is overlooked from the south.

RCAHMW 10 February 2009

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