BISHOP'S BARNETS WOOD, DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Site Details



NPRN
308008
Map Reference
ST59SW
Grid Reference
ST51969419
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
St Arvans
Type of Site
DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age

Site Description


The enclosure lies within woodland on a spur above the west side of Chepstow. It is a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring about 34m north by south by 28m, defined by a bank and ditch and counterscarped on the W, and has a south-facing entrance.
Sources: OS record card ST59SW42.
RCAHMW air photo: 945065/48.

J.Wiles 03.03.03

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