CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 1309 - Domen Fawr Motte
Scheduled Ancient Monument Mg065(POW)

NGR :- SH89100263 (SH80SE)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Llanbrynmair
Prefered site type :- Medieval - Motte and bailey (Earthwork - Damaged )

Motte, 6m high and 40m diameter at base, 29m at top. It stands at the confluence of the rivers Iaen and Twymyn with the bailey built on an interfluvial spit 65m by 50m. A step 2m by 2m cut into the north of the motte. Now damaged by modern road.

The first historical reference to the site is in AD 1149 when it was granted to Owain Cyfeiliog , the final reference is in AD1244. (Owen, W G 1996d, 5).

Sources:-
AMB list , 1974 , SAM MONT 65 ,
AMB map , 1980 , SAM M65 , 1:10560
AMB list , 1981 , SAM M65 ,
CPAT visit form , 1978 , ,
CPAT visit form , 1978-87 , ,
CPAT visit form , 1987 , ,
Cadw map , 1986 , SAM MG65 , 1:2500
Cadw AM107 , 1999 , MG065(POW) ,
OS record card , 1977 , SH80SE 2 ,
Owen, W G , 1996 , Llandinam-Llanwrin Pipeline - Stage 2: archaeological assessment , CPAT report 202 October 1996 .
Spurgeon, C J , 1966 , "Carneddau Hill ", Archaeology in Wales 6 , 10-11 .

Events:-
Visit CPAT / 1978(22/10/1978) -
Visit CPAT / 1987(05/02/1987) -
Visit Cadw / 1987(20/11/1987) -
Visit Cadw / 1990(14/09/1990) -
Visit Cadw / 1998(09/01/1998) - Pasture

record created 31/12/1981 , last updated 11/02/2004
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004)



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