PLAS BAGLAN

Site Details



NPRN
307236
Map Reference
SS79SE
Grid Reference
SS75629229
Unitary (Local) Authority
Neath, Port Talbot
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Baglan
Type of Site
MANSION
Broad Class
Domestic
Period
Medieval

Site Description

NAR SS79SE6
The SW end of a blunt spur has been scarped to form a rectangular platform, 24m E-W by c.22m, ditched to the N and E, with traces of mortared stone walling, including a 17.4m (N-S) by 10m tower or hall block; thought to have been built in the later 12th or e.13th c. and occupied until the e.17th c.
Source: RCAHMW 1991 Glamorgan III.1a 'the Earlier Castles', UW5 149-52.
J.Wiles 03.12.02

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