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CANDWR CAMP, PONTHIR

Site Details


NPRN 220952

Map Reference ST39SW

Grid Reference ST32979344

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llanhennock

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.

Additional sources:
OS record card ST39SW28.
RCAHMW air photos: 945077/60; 965075/67.

D.K.Leighton, RCAHMW, February 1999

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