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Domen Gastell castle

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1486
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Llanfechain
Unitary authority : Powys
NGR : SJ18592019
Site Type (preferred type first) : MEDIEVAL MOTTE AND BAILEY
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
Motte base diameter 43m north-south 38m east-west summit diameter 12m to 10m bailey to north-east bounded steep scarped slope on north. Rampart detail see OS, 1974.

CPAT 1978 observed holloway to east and ridge and furrow to west.

Sources :
Anon , 1884 , title unknown - Domen Gastell castle
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1978 , Site visit record - PRN1486
Frankland, J , 2001 , Plas yn Dinas Inn, Llanfechain: Archaeological Evaluation and Desk based Assessment
Kennedy, A E , 2001 , Tir Gofal Management Plan: Heritage Management Information (HE1). Domengastell, Llanfechain - E/08/2397
Ordnance Survey , 1974 , OS record card SJ12SE 2
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and Monmouthshire , 1911 , Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of the County of Montgomery ( © CPAT)
Silvester, R J , 1992 , Montgomeryshire Historic Settlements ( © CPAT)
Spurgeon, C J , 1966 , The castles of Montgomeryshire , The Montgomeryshire Collections : 58 : 1-59
Welsh Office Ancient Monuments Branch , 1974 , Schedule of Ancient Monuments in Wales
Welsh Office Ancient Monuments Branch , 1980 , Scheduling map - Mg005(POW)
Welsh Office Ancient Monuments Branch , 1981 , Schedule of Ancient Monuments in Wales

Events :
124621 : Llanfechain, Llanfechain motte (adj), watching brief 1985 (year : 1985)

Related PRNs :

Compiled date : 31-12-1980

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May 20, 2019, 3:36 pm - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
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