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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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