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NPRN 300082

Map Reference ST49NW

Grid Reference ST44909988

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Devauden

Type of Site RINGWORK

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description A poorly-preserved ring motte the interior of which is occupied by a farmhouse, yard and garden resulting in the partial destruction of the east side.
The interior would have measured about 60m across within a bank and ditch which is well represented on the west; bank 0.7m high internally and 5m externally above a ditch 1.5m deep. The earthwork is much as described by OS in 1971.
Other sources:
OS record: ST49NW23.
RCAHMW air photos 94-CS-0437; 945061/54-5.

David Leighton, RCAHMW, 5 April 2016

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