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)