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BLAEN DUHONW DESERTED RURAL SETTLEMENT, LLANGAMMARCH WELLS

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NPRN 90333

Map Reference SN94NE

Grid Reference SN98014647

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Duhonw

Type of Site SETTLEMENT

Broad Class DOMESTIC

Period Post Medieval, Medieval

Site Description Two long huts, (NPRNs 242127 and 242130), situated on a level terrace on the southeast side of the Duhonw River; 4331m east-south-east of Llangammarch Wells. Each is c.12.5m x 5m and are located either side of a c.103m long raised causeway. They are probably related to the pillow mounds (NPRN 90332) located 71m south.
RCAHMW and Trysor, 10 September 2008

Unmapped by early Ordnance Survey surveyors the huts were discovered during air photo mapping by the Royal Commission in the 1990s, from vertical air survey photographs. Today soldiers train here, within the Sennybridge Training Area managed by Defence Estates.

Photographed more recently by RCAHMW during aerial reconnaissance on 8th Aug 2007.

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