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NPRN 303368

Map Reference SH86NE

Grid Reference SH87426883

Unitary (Local) Authority Conwy

Old County Denbighshire

Community Llangernyw

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description 1. Motte with putative bailey.
(Source OS495 card; SH86NE2)
J.Wiles 19.01.02
2. Remains of a motte and ditch, dating to the medieval period. The stone and earthen built motte is located at the edge of a gravel terrace on the W bank of the River Elwy. The motte survives as a tall and irregular shaped mound and measures c. 6.5m in height from its top to the bottom of the ditch. The motte measures c. 50m N-S by 40m transversely and is encircled by a dry moat, measuring c. 10m in width.
Source: Cadw scheduling description. F.Foster/RCAHMW 30.03.2007

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