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COYGAN CAMP

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NPRN 107373

Map Reference SN20NE

Grid Reference SN28420914

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Laugharne Township

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Roman, Iron Age

Site Description NAR SN20NE7

A tapering oval enclosure, about 140m north-south by 60m, defined by stone-revetted ramparts, or walling, with an additional rampart and ditch on north, set on a steep-sided promontory, surrounded on all sides, except on the north, by former marshland: excavations, 1963-4, produced late 1st-4th century Romano-British material & structures, including the stock of a minting operation, together with some early medieval material.
Greatly, if not terminally prejudiced by quarrying (Nprn114659).

Source: Wainwright 1967 'Coygan Camp'.

Possibly associated with:
Cave (Nprn103399).

RCAHMW AP955108/49, 55

J.Wiles 11.01.05

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