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Site Details

NPRN 221427

Map Reference ST49NW

Grid Reference ST42759979

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llangwm (Monmouthshire)

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description The remains of a ring motte are now incorporated into a private garden at the rear of Camp House. Some of the scarps shown on the last published on the last Ordnance Survey map plan have now gone - the remaining ditch on the S and the nearby scarp of the ring bank. Otherwise as described below. It survives as an oval enclosure measuring about 14m-16m in diameter and was formerly ditched.
Other sources:
OS record 495card ST49NW13.
RCAHMW air photos: 94-CS 0484; 945068/46

D.Leighton & J.Wiles 5 April 2016

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