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Oystermouth Castle, Earthwork Feature E Of

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NPRN401005
Map ReferenceSS68NW
Grid ReferenceSS6141088370
Unitary (Local) AuthoritySwansea
Old CountyGlamorgan
CommunityMumbles
Type Of SiteEARTHWORK
PeriodUnknown
Description
A D-shaped earthwork feature/platform, its straight edge, c.12m NW-SE, resting on a linear feature that extends c.30m to the NW & 80m to the SE & S, on the line of a boundary shown on OS County series (Glamorgan. XXXII.3 1878); set at the foot of W-facing slopes, facing the castle (Nprn94508) across a c.60-70m level sward: a sharp-profiled rectilinear earthwork platform is situated immediately below the castle on this site, possibly a municiple landscaping feature.
RCAHMW AP94-CS 0640
RCAHMW AP945085/50-2
J.Wiles 10.08.04