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BATTLE TUMP

Site Details


NPRN 308382

Map Reference SO21NW

Grid Reference SO247156

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llanelly

Type of Site MOUND

Broad Class Defence

Period Medieval

Site Description Battle Tump comprises of a large oval mound c 15ft high. The area on top is only partly flat and slopes downwards away from the castle. The long oval mound stands on flat ground at the northern end of Lower Common, adjacent to the garden of Dan-y-coed. The highest end is the north-western end, which stands 4-5m high. The sides at the end are quite steep. The top is flattish and narrow, sloping gradually down towards the south-east end. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Source: Cadw Sheduled Ancient Monument Record (Ref: BR 010).

Photographed during aerial reconnaissance by RCAHMW on 10th October 2008.

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