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Plas yn Dinas Castle

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 87
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain
Unitary authority : Powys
NGR : SJ2181518954
Site Type (preferred type first) : MEDIEVAL MOTTE AND BAILEY
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
Rectangular enclosure atop isolated moraine encircled by old ox bow. The multiple defences consist of an inner bank reduced to a scarp. No traces of internal building.

Rectangular enclosure enclosing 0.44ha. Mentioned by Musson, C R and Spurgeon, C J 1988, 105-106.

Scheduled (Cadw 2002)

Sources :
Cadw , 1986 , Scheduling map - Mg078(POW)
Cadw , 1987 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - Mg078(POW)
Cadw , 1991 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - Mg078(POW)
Cadw , 2002 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - Mg078(POW)
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1991 , Site visit record - PRN87
Jones, T G , 1871 , History of the parish of Llansantffraid-yn-Mechain , The Montgomeryshire Collections : 4 : 75-168
Musson, C R & Spurgeon, C J , 1988 , Cwrt Llechrhyd, Llanelwedd: an unusal moated site in central Powys , Medieval Archaeology : 32 : 97-109
Ordnance Survey , 1973 , OS record card SJ21NW 1
Ordnance Survey , 1974 , title unknown - Plas yn Dinas Castle
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)
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 - Mg078(POW)
Welsh Office Ancient Monuments Branch , 1981 , Schedule of Ancient Monuments in Wales

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Compiled date : 31-12-1980

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February 17, 2019, 11:46 am - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
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