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TOMEN-Y-CEFNLLOER; TOMEN MOEL FROCHAS

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NPRN 306790

Map Reference SJ12SW

Grid Reference SJ11872257

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llanfyllin

Type of Site MOTTE AND BAILEY

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description Tomen-y-Cefnlloer is a ditched mound, set towards the west end of an east-west ridge, with steep slopes on the north and south, c.27-28m in diameter and 4.2m high, having a somewhat irregular summit, c.10m by 8.0m. On the east is a scarped bailey platform, c.18m by 22m, there is a further possible platform to the west.

(source Os495card; SJ12SW3)
RCAHMW AP945109/43; 955006/67-9
J.Wiles 18.10.02

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