GOYTRE WOOD, CASTLE MOUND

Site Details



NPRN
306450
Map Reference
SO32SE
Grid Reference
SO35322330
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Grosmont
Type of Site
MOTTE?
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval?

Site Description


Goytre Wood is a mound, c.20m in diameter and 4.0m high, ditched with remains of a counterscarp to the north-east. It appears unusual for a castle site to be crossed by a community boundary.

(source Os495card; SO32SE1)
RCAHMW AP945074/45-6
J.Wiles 16.09.02

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