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Moated Site east of Pont-y-Bat Wood

A Scheduled Monument in Felin-fach (Felin-fâch), Powys

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Latitude: 52.0022 / 52°0'7"N

Longitude: -3.295 / 3°17'41"W

OS Eastings: 311198

OS Northings: 234542

OS Grid: SO111345

Mapcode National: GBR YT.J1B0

Mapcode Global: VH6BM.TYY0

Entry Name: Moated Site E of Pont-y-Bat Wood

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1719

Cadw Legacy ID: BR050

Schedule Class: Domestic

Category: Moated Site

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Felin-fach (Felin-fâch)

Traditional County: Brecknockshire


The monument comprises the remains of a well-preserved medieval moated homestead. It consists of a rectangular moat, measuring approximately 60m square and embanked to the west that surrounds a platform approximately 32m by 24m. To the north side and a short distance away a depression measuring 38m by 13m, is suggested to have been a fishpond.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement. The monument is well preserved and is an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of intact archaeological deposits and structural evidence.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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