CANDWR CAMP, PONTHIR
Map Reference ST39SW
Grid Reference ST32979344
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Type of Site HILLFORT
Broad Class DEFENCE
Period Iron Age
Site Description A defended low hillock is defined by traces of internal scarping on the north, berming on the north, south and east, and counterscarping on the south and west. The enclosed area measures about 100m north by south by 75m. The scarp edge which defines the enclosure extent rises to a maximum of about 4m above the surrounding slope.
The north end berm has been turned over by grazing horses.
OS record card ST39SW28.
RCAHMW air photos: 945077/60; 965075/67.
D.K.Leighton, RCAHMW, February 1999