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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 (POSSIBLE)

Broad Class Defence

Period Medieval

Site Description Goytre Wood motte is a mound measuring about 20m in diameter and 4m high, ditched and with traces of a counterscarp to the north-east. It appears unusual for a castle site to be crossed by a community boundary.
Sources:
OS record card SO32SE1.
RCAHMW air photos 945074/45-6.

J.Wiles 16.09.02

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