Pen Sarn Earthwork, Llansantffraid

Has been described as a Rejected Timber Castle (Other/Unknown)

There are uncertain remains

NamePen Sarn Earthwork, Llansantffraid
Alternative Names
Historic CountryMontgomeryshire
Modern AuthorityPowys
1974 AuthorityPowys

This site has been considered by some writers to be a castle but is rejected as such by Spurgeon as river erosion feature. Recorded in Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust HER as 'Non antiquity.'

Not scheduled

Not Listed

County Historic Environment Record
OS Map Grid ReferenceSJ208179
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  • RCAHMW, 1911, An inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Montgomeryshire (HMSO) p. 129-30 no. 657 online copy


  • Spurgeon, C.J., 1966, ‘The castles of Montgomeryshire’ Montgomeryshire Collections Vol. 59 p. 57 online copy
  • Jones, T.G., 1871, 'History of the parish of Llansantffraid-yn-Mechain' Montgomeryshire Collections Vol. 4 p. 90