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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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