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BANC Y BETTWS
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1677 Trust : Dyfed Community : Llangyndeyrn Unitary authority : Carmarthenshire NGR : SN45841546 Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Motte Status : Scheduled Monument
Description : Banc y Bettws Motte is still in good state of preservation apart from the eastern face, which was quarried about 30 years ago. A ditch still surrounds the motte and is approximately 15 feet wide with a maximum depth of about six feet. The ditch on the northern side has been filled in and incorporated into the field. AS Maull 1983 with info from Mr Davies Ty Gwyn farm
This motte which is covered by large trees shows no sign of recent disturbance. E Morgan 1985