Tir Bach, Cilcennin

Has been described as a Questionable Timber Castle (Motte)

There are earthwork remains

NameTir Bach, Cilcennin
Alternative Names
Historic CountryCardiganshire
Modern AuthorityCeredigion
1974 AuthorityDyfed
CommunityCiliau Aeron

An oval earthwork enclosure, about 30m north-west to south-east by 24m, defined by a rampart and ditch, set on low ground, close by a stream channel. (Coflein–as undated defended enclosure)

Dyfed Archaeological Trust HER records as, ?Medieval Motte.

Gatehouse Comments

The position has no stategic value and does not seem to be a manorial centre. Unlikely castle, possibly a homestead moat?

- Philip Davis

Not scheduled

Not Listed

The National Monument Record (Coflein) number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSN534612
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