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YSGYRYD FAWR, SUMMIT ENCLOSURE

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NPRN 400378

Map Reference SO31NW

Grid Reference SO33111827

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Llantilio Pertholey

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class Defence

Period Iron Age

Site Description On the summit of Skirrid fawr is an elongated enclosure measuring roughly 320m north-south by 100m, tapering to a point on the south, and apparently defined by a continuous bank/scarp. It occupies the summit of an isolated, mountainous ridge (Nprn605).
Source:
Makepeace, Archaeology in Wales 36 (1996), 66-8.

Within the enclosure, on the north, is a medieval chapel site (Nprn306440).

RCAHMW, February 2011

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