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TWYN Y GARTH DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

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NPRN 306069

Map Reference SO14SW

Grid Reference SO10744374

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Radnorshire

Community Painscastle

Type of Site DEFENDED BUILDING

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Prehistoric

Site Description A sub-circular enclosure, c.32m in diameter, defined by two equal banks & a medial ditch, having an E-facing entrance, that appears to have been constructed over quarrying remains; a rectangular enclosure, c.35m by 24m, defined by a slight bank and ditch, abutts on the SE.

(source OS 495 card; SO14SW1)

The main enclosure appears well defined & an historic, rather than a prehistoric date may be preferred.

J.Wiles 18.10.04

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