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TWDIN; CAER AERON; FFOREST CASTLE

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© Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 305040

Map Reference SN95SW

Grid Reference SN91955202

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Treflys

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description Fforest Castle is a sub-rectangular enclosure, c.8.0m by 4.0m internally, defined by a bank, 3.0-3.5m across, a 3.0m wide rock-cut ditch and a further bank, 7.0-9.0m wide. There is a causewayed entrance to the north-west.
The name 'Fforest Castle' may indicate the monument's original function.

(source Os495card; SN95SW1)
J.Wiles 24.04.02

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