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Latitude: 51.7996 / 51°47'58"N
Longitude: -4.6772 / 4°40'37"W
OS Eastings: 215496
OS Northings: 214612
OS Grid: SN154146
Mapcode National: GBR CZ.XSL8
Mapcode Global: VH2P6.W166
Entry Name: Castell
Scheduled Date: 18 May 1950
Source ID: 2043
Cadw Legacy ID: PE177
Schedule Class: Defence
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Lampeter Velfrey (Llanbedr Felfre)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises the remains of a well preserved castle-ringwork, which dates to the early part of the medieval period (c. AD 1066 - 1485). It is cirular in plan and defended by a bank and ditch. The internal diameter is 90ft.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement, organisation and defence. The site forms an important element within the wider medieval landscape. It is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of evidence relating to chronology, layout, building techniques and functional detail. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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