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Site Details

NPRN 93050

Map Reference SS87NE

Grid Reference SS87127725

Unitary (Local) Authority Bridgend

Old County Glamorgan

Community Merthyr Mawr

Type of Site MANSION

Broad Class Domestic

Period Post Medieval

Site Description NAR SS87NE33

Ruins of a two storey range, including a first-floor hall and solar tower define the E side of a "D" shaped enclosure, c.40m ENE-WSW by 26m, otherwise defined by a stone curtain wall.
A further enclosure, c.44m by 30m, on the NE may be associated with the castle.
Fabric dated to the e. 14th c, possibly on the site of an earlier enclosure, in-use as an elite dwelling and consequently modified, until at least 1808. Served as a farmhouse until the l.19th c.

Source: RCAHMW 2000 Glamorgan III.1b 'the Later Castles', 408-17.

J.Wiles 04.12.02

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