Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

YSTRADOWEN MOTTE


YSTRADOWEN MOTTE
Photo ©Paul R. Davis

The mound is 130 feet in diameter and 12 feet high and is situated to the west of Ystradowen church. It seems that the mound and ditch were never finished and it may have been superceded by Castell Tal y Fan, the remains of which lie half a mile to the east.


Photo ©Paul R. Davis Photo ©Paul R. Davis

Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis

 

Directions
By A4222, 6 miles east of Bridgend
Ystradowen, Cowbridge, Glamorgan CF71 7SY

 



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