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CAER BLAEN-Y-CWM

Site Details


NPRN 301304

Map Reference SS88NW

Grid Reference SS83348805

Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot

Old County Glamorgan

Community Margam

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class Defence

Period Iron Age

Site Description A quadrangular enclosure, c.44m E-W by 40m, defined by double banks with a medial ditch; a c.164m stretch of N-facing bank and ditch, runs ENE-WSW, c.68m to the N: the site is obscured by a N-S trackway.
The bank and ditch to the N, together with less defined E-W linear features, c.52m to the S, have has been considered as the remnants of a large outer enclosure, c.200m square, similar to those at Moel Ton-Mawr (Nprn301334), Ton Mawr (Nprn301338) and Y Bwlwarcau (Nprn301303).

(source Os495card; SS88NW6)

J.Wiles 05.10.04

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