LLANILID CASTLE-RINGWORK

Site Details



NPRN
300098
Map Reference
SS98SE
Grid Reference
SS97778132
Unitary (Local) Authority
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Llanharan
Type of Site
RINGWORK
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval

Site Description

NAR SS98SE9

A well-preserved ringwork defined by a bank measuring internally 30m (E-W), slightly more N-S, counterscarp bank to W. The interior is 4m higher than external level (1.3m above N and S). Located on the highest point of a glacial hillock needing only scarping, levelling and the addition of the ring-bank.

visited D.K.Leighton 6 October1989

See - RCAHMW 1991 Glamorgan III.1a 'The Early Castles', 107-110.

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