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CARREGHOFA HALL, ENCLOSURE;CARREGHOFA CASTLE

Site Details



NPRN 307001

Map Reference SJ22SE

Grid Reference SJ25462219

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Carreghofa

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Medieval

Site Description An L-shaped rampart and ditch define the NE and SE sides of a triangular enclosure, c.26m NW-SE by 14m, resting on a 15m steep natural scarp to the Tanat flood plain on the W, having steeply rising ground to the W.
The NW end of the rampart appears to inturn, suggesting that the site has suffered erosion/landslippage.
Identified with the documented site of Carreghofa castle, built 1101, reforified in stone 1194-5, last mentioned 1213.
(source Os495card; SJ22SE5)
RCAHMW AP955002/59
J.Wiles 13.11.02

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