THE LARCHES, DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Map Reference ST48NW
Grid Reference ST43278996
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class DEFENCE
Period Iron Age
Site Description The Larches hillfort is located on the crest of a steep, north-facing slope in woodland. It is a roughly D-shaped enclosure measuring about 52m north by south by 46m, and is defined by a bank and ditch except on the north, where it rests on steep natural slopes. There is a west-facing entrance.
OS record card ST48NW17.
RCAHMW air photo: 945060/63.