BLACKCLIFF WOOD CAMP

Site Details



NPRN
94864
Map Reference
ST59NW
Grid Reference
ST52899898
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Tintern
Type of Site
DEFENDED ENCLOSURE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Iron Age

Site Description


Blackcliff Wood camp is located on a steep-sided spur above the Wye Valley. It is an oval enclosure measuring about 72m north-west by south-east by 46m. It is defined by a bank and ditch across the neck of its promontory to the south-west, elsewhere by scarps above steep natural slopes. The enclosure lies within woodland.
Sources:
OS record card ST59NW22.
RCAHMW air photos: 94-CS-1225; 945146/52.

J.Wiles 28.02.03

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