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NPRN 300081

Map Reference ST49NW

Grid Reference ST44149881

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llangwm (Monmouthshire)

Type of Site FORT

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description NAR ST49NW19
A multi-vallate hillfort, enclosed area about 10 acres. The site is broken up by lanes and field boundaries, but is still broadly as described by OS.
The enclosure utilises a spur the steep sides of which form a natural defence on the N, W and E sides. The easiest approach is from the S where strong ramparts cut across the neck of the spur. The S and W sides consist of triple ramparts and there is a fragmentary double rampart along the E side. On the N the sub-triangular annexe is formed by a wide interspace between the inner and the outer banks.

visited D.K.Leighton 23 September 1988

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RCAHMW AP945068/43-5

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