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NEWTOWN HALL CASTLE MOUND

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NPRN 300896

Map Reference SO19SW

Grid Reference SO1070791421

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description NAR SO19SW2
A 'D'-shaped mound measuring overall 55m (NW-SE) by 35m, its flat top 40m by 15m. Height of mound is about 4m above the bottom of a broad ditch which encircles the mound except on the NW. The mound has been transformed into an ornamental feature of the grounds surrounding Newtown Hall. Possible traces of a bailey to the NW.
See NPRN 265585 (garden)
RCAHMW AP945027/47-8

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