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CASTLE FIELD CAMP, EAST OF CRAIG-LLWYN

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NPRN 301309

Map Reference ST28SW

Grid Reference ST20438402

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Pontprennau

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description A sub-rectangular enclosure is located on the summit of a ridge, on the north side of a minor road. It measures about 76m east by west by 46m, and is defined by a bank, doubled on the east, entrance facade, and ditch.
OS County series mapping (Glamorgan. XXXVII.12, 1875) depicts a curvilinear feature with a radius of 32m-38m, on the west of the currently recorded earthworks, presumably representing an equivilent of the east outworks.
Additional source: OS record card ST28SW20.

J.Wiles 22.10.04

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