Home | Main Menu | Castle Index | Historical Essays | Related Essays | What's New | Links

Ystradowen Motte

Ystradowen, Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales
ST 011777

Photographs copyright 2002 by Laurie Oliver

Cadw

A medium-sized motte just west of the church with a quarry hole in the middle. There is a ditch on the north and south sides, stopping abruptly at the west end, suggesting that the castle was unfinished. The masonry castle of Tal y Fan is 1km to the east.

 


Home | Main Menu | Castle Index | Historical Essays | Related Essays | What's New | Links

Copyright 2009 by Jeffrey L. Thomas