PIERCE WOOD CAMP 1
Map Reference ST59NW
Grid Reference ST53619596
Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire
Old County Monmouthshire
Community St Arvans
Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE, PROMONTORY FORT
Broad Class Defence
Period Iron Age
Site Description A sub-rectangular enclosure is set upon the gently sloping summit of a steep-sided promontory ridge above a bend in the Wye valley. On plan it measures about 388m north-west by south-east by 94m-116m. Facing the neck of the ridge the enclosure is defined by double banks and ditches, elsewhere by a single bank, or ruined wall, above steep natural slopes. The site is located in woodland.
Source: OS record card ST59NW34.