CASTELL PRIN, DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Map Reference ST49SW
Grid Reference ST40989238
Unitary (Local) Authority Newport
Old County Monmouthshire
Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class Defence
Period Iron Age
Site Description Castell-prin is a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring some 70m east by west by 34m. It rests on steep, rocky slopes on the north, but is elsewhere defined by a bank, ditch and counterscarp bank, with a south-south-west facing, inturned entrance.
There are ruins within of a stone-founded structure, 4m by 3m.
OS record card ST49SW34.
RCAHMW air photos: 945058/61; 955222/53.