HEN GWRT MOATED SITE, LLANTILIO CROSSENNY

Site Details



NPRN
94890
Map Reference
SO31NE
Grid Reference
SO39581512
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Llantilio Crossenny
Type of Site
MOAT
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval;Post Medieval

Site Description

A rectangular platform, 39m by 45m, set within a moat, 72.5m by 76m overall. Excavation in 1957 demonstrated a sequence of occupation starting in the 13th c. the moat being the work of the 14th c. After a haiatus in occupation through the 15th c. substantial buildings were constructed/adapted in the 16th c, when the site was used as a park lodge, occupation ceasing in the 17th c.
(sources: Craster & Lewis 1963 (AC112), 159-83; OS495 card; SO31NE6)
RCAHMW AP94-CS 0568
RCAHMW AP945075/68
J.Wiles 13.09.2002

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