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ROMAN MARCHING CAMP SOUTH EAST OF COELBREN FORT

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NPRN 301347

Map Reference SN81SE

Grid Reference SN86181033

Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot

Old County Glamorgan

Community Onllwyn

Type of Site MARCHING CAMP

Broad Class Defence

Period Roman

Site Description The Roman Marching camp, south east of Coelbren Fort is set on ground falling to the north, bounded on all sides but the east by the marshy valleys of the Camnant and Afon Pyrddin. The camp measures 438m north-south and is 332m in breadth along the north, tapering to 305m on the south. It appears to have faced north along its long axis. The ramparts are damaged by modern field walls and there are no traces of entrances.

Source: RCAHMW 1976 (Glamorgan I.2), 99 (738)

RCAHMW AP94-CS 0788
RCAHMW AP945108/42

J.Wiles 05.04.02

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