GAER HILL CAMP, PENTERRY
Map Reference ST59NW
Grid Reference ST51689794
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Community St Arvans
Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class Defence
Period Iron Age
Site Description Gaer Hill camp occupies the end of a spur above the Wye Valley. It is a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring about 82m north-west by south-east by 48m-68m. The enclosure is defined by a bank, ditch and counterscarp, having a south-west facing entrance, and is contained within a larger, sub-circular enclosure measuring some 240m north-west by south-east by 254m, similarly defined.
OS record card ST59NW6.
RCAHMW air photos: 945064/64-5.