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TWMPAN, MOTTE

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NPRN 305995

Map Reference SO12NW

Grid Reference SO12562568

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Llangors

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description The Motte at Twmpan is a sub-circular steep-sided, flat-topped mound, showing faint traces of a ditch, thought to represent a medieval castle mound, crowning a slight spur on generally north-east facing slopes, overlooking Llangorse Lake; the mound is about 28.5m north to south by 15.5m and c.4.0m high, having a summit area some 11.5-13m, across.

(source Os495card; SO12NW2)

J.Wiles 04.03.05

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