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Presteigne Castle;the Warden, Earthwork Castle

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NPRN306465
Map ReferenceSO36SW
Grid ReferenceSO3096064505
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPowys
Old CountyRadnorshire
CommunityPresteigne
Type Of SiteMOTTE AND BAILEY
PeriodMedieval
Description
A sub-oval enclosure, c.43m by 21m, defined by scarps along the S, elsewhere by a bank and ditch, with a further, rectilinear enclosure, c.49m by 37m, on the E, defined by scarps.
'Castle ditch' mentioned 1337, area landscaped in 19th C. (see Nprn301737).
(source Os495card; SO36SW18)
RCAHMW AP955032/41-2; 965146/55
J.Wiles 17.09.02