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BRYN DERWEN, CASTLE

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NPRN 306217

Map Reference SO19NE

Grid Reference SO16359525

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llandyssil

Type of Site MOTTE AND BAILEY

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description A greatly mutilated motte and bailey, resting on steep rivurine scarps to the W, where the motte (?c.38m in diameter) appears to have been almost entirely robbed, leaving traces of its ditch and counterscarp, c.67-72m in diameter. The area of the bailey (c.70m square) to the NE is occupied by buildings belonging to Bryn Derwen (Nprn21348).
(source Os495card; SO19NE3)
RCAHMW AP945026/54-5; 955036/43-4
J.Wiles 29.08.02

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