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Latitude: 52.6489 / 52°38'56"N
Longitude: -3.1658 / 3°9'56"W
OS Eastings: 321228
OS Northings: 306322
OS Grid: SJ212063
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.697P
Mapcode Global: WH79P.BPR4
Entry Name: Mount in Powis Castle Park
Source ID: 3530
Cadw Legacy ID: MG093
Schedule Class: Defence
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a probable motte and ditch, dating to the medieval period (c. 1066 -1540 AD). A motte is a large conical or pyramidal mound of soil and/or stone, usually surrounded by either a wet or dry ditch, and surmounted by a tower constructed of timber or stone.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval defensive practices. The monument is well-preserved and an important relic of the medieval landscape. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of both structural evidence and intact associated deposits.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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