GAER FAWR

Site Details



NPRN
301316
Map Reference
SS79SE
Grid Reference
SS76569425
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

Gaer Fawr is an oval enclosure, c.50m E-W by 38m, defined by double banks and ditches, has complex outer works, roughly concentric to it, with further banks & ditches & a W-facing approachway, c.164-210m overall diameter.

Caught-up in the outworks are five possible cairns, maximum 4.0m diameter and 0.6m high.

(source Os495cards; SS79SE1; SS79SE32)

RCAHMW AP955062/45-6

J.Wiles 02.12.02

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