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Latitude: 52.6438 / 52°38'37"N
Longitude: -3.1811 / 3°10'51"W
OS Eastings: 320181
OS Northings: 305767
OS Grid: SJ201057
Mapcode National: GBR 9Y.6KH0
Mapcode Global: WH79P.3TG3
Entry Name: Powis Castle Park Mound
Scheduled Date: 20 February 1989
Source ID: 162
Cadw Legacy ID: MG212
Schedule Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Category: Earthwork (unclassified)
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument consists of a well-preserved circular mound c.1.5m in height and c.20m in diameter, with a flat summit. A sub-rectangular earthwork runs northward from the eastern edge of the mound and runs around the western side, forming an enclosure c.34m N-S x 40m.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of medieval settlement, and possible prehistoric funerary practices. Although the origin of the earthworks are uncertain, and indeed may be multi-period in date, it is well-preserved and its location gives it added group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and the areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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