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CLYRO CASTLE

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NPRN 306310

Map Reference SO24SW

Grid Reference SO21464357

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Radnorshire

Community Clyro

Type of Site CASTLE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description The castle at Clyro is mentioned as being defensible in 1304 and buried remains were uncovered at this location in the early nineteenth century. The earthworks visible today include an oval scarped, ditched and counterscarped enclosure, c.65m NE-SW by 57m. There is a south-west facing entrance possibly adapted from a natural eminence.
(source Os495card; SO24SW15)

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 03 November 2004

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