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DERWLWYN COPPICE, ENCLOSURE

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NPRN 306784

Map Reference SJ12SE

Grid Reference SJ15042021

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Llanfyllin

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description An enclosure in the form of a trapezium, 56m E-W by 50m wide at the W - 22m at the E, set at the end of an E-W ridge above the confluence of two streams. It is defined by a W-facing bank and ditch, elsewhere by scarps and terracing, thought to indicate that the ditch continued around the complete circuit. There is a causewayed approach at the SW corner.
(source Os495card; SJ12SE11)
J.Wiles 18.10.02

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