THE BULWARKS, CHEPSTOW

Site Details



NPRN
301207
Map Reference
ST59SW
Grid Reference
ST53789273
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Chepstow
Type of Site
HILLFORT
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age

Site Description


The Bulwarks, Chepstow, are formed by a crescent of two concentric banks and ditches, with a central entrance. They define a roughly triangular enclosure resting on steep natural slopes on the north-east and south-east, and measures on plan about 104m east by west by 120m.
Sources:
OS record card ST59SW21.
RCAHMW air photos: 94-CS-0460; 945065/50; 965074/46.

J.Wiles 28.02.2003

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