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Latitude: 52.6589 / 52°39'32"N
Longitude: -3.1396 / 3°8'22"W
OS Eastings: 323017
OS Northings: 307411
OS Grid: SJ230074
Mapcode National: GBR B0.5HQY
Mapcode Global: WH79P.RF5F
Entry Name: Domen Castell Mound and Bailey Castle
Source ID: 2616
Cadw Legacy ID: MG019
Schedule Class: Defence
Category: Motte & Bailey
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Built-Up Area: Welshpool
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a motte and bailey castle, a military stronghold built during the medieval period. A motte and bailey castle comprises a large conical or pyramidal mound of soil or stone (the motte) surrounded by, or adjacent to, one or more embanked enclosures (the bailey). Both may be surrounded by wet or dry ditches and could be further strengthened with palisades, revetments, and/or a tower on top of the motte.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval defensive organisation. The well-preserved monument forms an important element within the wider medieval context and the structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information relating to chronology, 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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