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ABERYSCIR CASTLE;ABERYSCIR MOTTE

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NPRN 305715

Map Reference SO02NW

Grid Reference SO00032956

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Yscir

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description A ditched mound, about 50m north-west to south-east by 38m and generally 3m high, set above the Usk on the south, having a roughly oblong summit area, about 30m north-west to south-east, with remains of strong walling on the south-east: a summer house is thought to have been set upon the mound, utilising the surving walling.

(source Os495card; SO02NW4)

Associated with:
Aberyscir Court gardens & landscape features (Nprn86025).

J.Wiles 05.01.05

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