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HAY-ON-WYE, TOWN WALLS

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NPRN 306316

Map Reference SO24SW

Grid Reference SO2292942289

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Hay

Type of Site TOWN DEFENCES

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description NAR SO24SW13

The borough was enclosed by a roughly triangular walled circuit, resting on an extensive river frontage and meeting at the castle (NPRN 25593). The walls were described as strong in 1535-43.
Few traces remai. Scarps survive between SO23014268 and SO23184243.

Associated with/part of: Hay town (NPRN 32995).

J.Wiles 04.09.02

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