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Latitude: 52.6051 / 52°36'18"N
Longitude: -3.1273 / 3°7'38"W
OS Eastings: 323755
OS Northings: 301405
OS Grid: SJ237014
Mapcode National: GBR B1.8SVW
Mapcode Global: WH79W.XSZ8
Entry Name: Nant-Cribau Castle Mound
Source ID: 2640
Cadw Legacy ID: MG148
Schedule Class: Defence
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of a 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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