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HIRFYNYDD ROMAN FORTLET

Site Details


NPRN 93165

Map Reference SN80NW

Grid Reference SN82840663

Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot

Old County Glamorgan

Community Seven Sisters

Type of Site FORTLET

Broad Class Defence

Period Roman

Site Description A rectangular, ditched and banked enclosure with rounded angles, measuring 19.5m by 18.3m between the rampart crests. It is apparently associated with the Roman road between Neath and Coelbren (NPRN 304620) and is similar to an excavated fortlet to the south-west (NPRN 301353). It is assumed to be a minor Roman military enclosure.

Source: RCAHMW 1976 Glamorgan I.2, 104 (751).

J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 17 August 2004

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