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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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