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TWYN Y GAER HILLFORT;Y GAER, PEN-PONT

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NPRN 305069

Map Reference SN92NE

Grid Reference SN99002805

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Trallong

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description A sub-oval hill top enclosure, about 110m east-west by 88m, defined by scarps above steep natural slopes on the west, with a rampart & ditch, pierced by an axial entrance, on the east, where an internal quarry ditch is also in evidence.

Set in the midst of a warren of pillow mounds (nprn24387), within an extensive suggested field system (nprn401837).

(source OS495card; SN92NE5)

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 15.11.04

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