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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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