PIERCE WOOD CAMP 2

Site Details



NPRN
307997
Map Reference
ST59NW
Grid Reference
ST53259572
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
St Arvans
Type of Site
DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age

Site Description


A sub-rectangular enclosure rests on steep slopes above the Wye Valley. It measures about 98m east by west by 82m, defined by a bank and ditch, except where it rests on precipitous slopes to the N. There is a possible south-facing entrance. The enclosure lies near another (NPRN 307998).
Sources:
OS record card ST59NW35.
RCAHMW air photos: 945064 & 945069.
Within the enclosure are features relating to the Piercefield 'Wye walk' (23104).

J.Wiles 28.02.03

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