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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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