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PLAS-YN-DINAS

Site Details



NPRN 306991

Map Reference SJ21NW

Grid Reference SJ21821896

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llansantffraid

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Unknown

Site Description A rectangular enclosure, about 100m north-east to south-west by 70m, set on the summit of a natural hillock, above the flood plain of the Afon Vyrnwy: the north-west and north-east sides rest on steep slopes, the enclosure being defined elsewhere by a double bank with a medial ditch: thought to have been the caput of the manor of Dynas, mentioned in the 14th century: 'tooled stonework' has been noted within the enclosure.

(source Os495card; SJ21NW1)

RCAHMW AP94-CS 0191
RCAHMW AP945026/41; 955079/49; 965042/45-7

J.Wiles 11.11.02

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