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Town Bank & Ditches

A Scheduled Monument in Montgomery (Trefaldwyn), Powys

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Latitude: 52.5615 / 52°33'41"N

Longitude: -3.1487 / 3°8'55"W

OS Eastings: 322227

OS Northings: 296577

OS Grid: SO222965

Mapcode National: GBR B0.CMH1

Mapcode Global: WH7B2.LWT6

Entry Name: Town Bank & Ditches

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1977

Cadw Legacy ID: MG023

Schedule Class: Defence

Category: Town Wall

Period: Medieval

County: Powys

Community: Montgomery (Trefaldwyn)

Built-Up Area: Montgomery

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire


The monument comprises the remains of a stretch of the Roman/medieval town wall.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Roman/medieval defensive organisation and of the growth of towns. The monument forms an important element within the wider Roman/medieval context and the structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information in regard 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.

Source: Cadw

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