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Alexanderstone Castle Llanddew
SO 073-301 Brecknockshire Wales

Alexanderstone CastleAlexanderstone Castle is an early 12th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded by the Mora family. The sub-oval motte, with the remains of its encasing ditch on the east side, is also crowned by an eastern rampart. The small semi-circular bailey which is scarped to north-west, has been damaged by ploughing but it still retains traces of its rampart and ditch. The farmhouse which possibly stands in another bailey, cuts into the south-east side of a motte. To the south-west is Troed-yr-harn Motte Brecon, a possible 13th century siege-castle and 2 miles north-west is Llanddew Bishop's Palace.

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Alexanderstone Castle is located in the village centre, off the A470. 2 miles east of Brecon, on the B4602.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Alexanderstone Castle pictures and castle map of the area
Alexanderstone Castle Picture 1Alexanderstone Castle Picture 2Alexanderstone Castle Picture 3Castle Map of the Area

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