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DOG HILL, MOAT;WORLETON

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NPRN 307725

Map Reference ST07SE

Grid Reference ST09267195

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community St Nicholas and Bonvilston

Type of Site MOAT

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description A near-square moated raised platform, 31.5-33m across, 46-48m overall, the moat having been embanked on the N & W side, and fed by a leat (reported as destroyed 1978) at the SW angle.
Worleton was a possible seat of the Bishop of Llandaff in 1332.
(sources: RCAHMW 1982, 104-106; Os495card; ST07SE21)
RCAHMW AP955147/50
J.Wiles 29.01.03

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