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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


Sources :
Hall, J and Sambrook, P , 2010 , LLANGYNDEYRN HERITAGE AUDIT
CADW , 1988 , AM107 ,
CADW , 1994 , AM107 ,
CADW , 1999 , AM107 ,
DAT , 1983 , SRF ,
DAT , 1983 , SMR ,
DAT , 1985 , SRF ,
Hogg & King,AHA & DJC , 1963 , Arch.Camb ,
James,TA , 1979 , TAJ-AP-SN4515 ,
MOW , 1965 , AMs England & Wales ,
OS , 1907 , 6" ,
OS , 1967 ,
RAF , 1946 ,
RCAHM , 1917 , Carm ,
Rees,SE , 1982 , Carm.SAMs ,
Rees,W , 1932 , S.Wales & Border in 14th c. ,

Events :
66282 : BANC Y BETTWS, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1967 (year : 1967)
85375 : BANC Y BETTWS, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1982 (year : 1982)
89671 : BANC Y BETTWS, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1983 (year : 1983)
91296 : BANC Y BETTWS, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1994 (year : 1994)
92205 : BANC Y BETTWS, FIELD OBSERVATION, 1999 (year : 1999)

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Compiled date : 01-01-1950


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