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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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