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DOMEN-YR-ALLT;TOMEN-YR-ALLT

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NPRN 306791

Map Reference SJ12SW

Grid Reference SJ12672111

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llanfyllin

Type of Site MOTTE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description A ditched mound, c.41-44m in diameter and 9.5m high, with a summit area c.13m by 10m; there is a continuous counterscarp, doubled on the NE side, away from the natural slopes the work rests upon on the SW.
A ditched bailey has been reported on the SE, but not confirmed.
Possibly the castle of Bodedon, destroyed in 1257.
(source Os495card; SJ12SW2)
RCAHMW AP945109/42; 955006/62-3
J.Wiles 18.10.02

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