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ST MARY'S YARD MOUND

Site Details


NPRN 306430

Map Reference SO30NW

Grid Reference SO34970693

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llanover

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class Defence

Period Medieval

Site Description The site is a D-shaped mound measuring 28m by 22m across and 2.5m high, resting on a river cliff above the Usk to the east; elsewhere the mound is ditched.
Sources:
OS 495 record card SO30NW39.
RCAHMW air photos: 94-CS-0400; 945056/45-6.
J.Wiles 11.09.02

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