BUARTH-Y-GAER; MYNYDD-Y-GAER

Site Details



NPRN
301301
Map Reference
SS79SE
Grid Reference
SS76549359
Unitary (Local) Authority
Neath, Port Talbot
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Briton Ferry
Type of Site
DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age

Site Description


Buarth-y-Gaer is an oval enclosure, c.140m E-W by 104m, set about the summit of Mynydd-y-Gaer, defined by a bank and ditch, with a W facing entrance. A cairn (Nprn307229) crowns the highest point of the interior.

(source Os495card; SS79SE2)

RCAHMW AP955062/47

J.Wiles 02.12.02

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