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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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