SN9282 : Farmland at Rhyd-yr-onen

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Llangurig, Powys, Great Britain

Farmland at Rhyd-yr-onen
Farmland at Rhyd-yr-onen
The earthworks in the centre of picture form part of the "Motte & Baileys" as shown on the OS map, viewed from the south west. From The Gatehouse website:

"An earthwork castle occupying a narrow, sloping promontory between two streams, encircled by steeply rising ground. The work consists of a motte, 5.2m-6.0m high, which occupies the whole width of the promontory, with a bailey, defined by scarps and banks and ditches, either side of it, that uphill, to the S, being the larger. The rise of the ground to the S is such that the bailey bank on this side is higher than the motte summit."

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SN9282, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 December, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 16 December, 2006
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Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 9218 8208 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.5623N 3:35.2255W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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