CASTELL PRIN

Site Details



NPRN
307974
Map Reference
ST49SW
Grid Reference
ST40989239
Unitary (Local) Authority
Newport
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Penhow
Type of Site
DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age?

Site Description

A sub-rectangular enclosure, c.70m E-W by 34m, resting on steep, rocky slopes on the N, elsewhere defined by a bank, ditch and counterscarp, having a SSW facing, inturned entrance.
There are ruins within of a stone-founded structure, 4.0m by 3.0m.
(source Os495card; ST49SW34)
RCAHMW AP945058/61; 955222/53
J.Wiles 27.02.03

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