Lower Fawnog Mound

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Motte)

There are uncertain remains

NameLower Fawnog Mound
Alternative NamesPentre llaeth enwyn; Pentre Buttermilk
Historic CountryMontgomeryshire
Modern AuthorityPowys
1974 AuthorityPowys

This site has been considered by some writers to be a castle but is rejected as such by Hogg and King and by Spurgeon as glacial mound.

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ215156
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  • King, D.J.C., 1983, Castellarium Anglicanum (London: Kraus) Vol. 1 p. 302 (reject)
  • RCAHMW, 1911, An inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Montgomeryshire (HMSO) p. 148 no. 764 online copy


  • Hogg, A.H.A. and King, D.J.C., 1970, 'Castles in Wales and the Marches (Additions and corrections to lists published in 1963 and 1967)' Archaeologia Cambrensis Vol. 119 p. 119-124 (reject)
  • Spurgeon, C.J., 1966, ‘The castles of Montgomeryshire’ Montgomeryshire Collections Vol. 59 p. 57 (reject) online copy