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Latitude: 52.6611 / 52°39'39"N
Longitude: -3.09 / 3°5'24"W
OS Eastings: 326370
OS Northings: 307596
OS Grid: SJ263075
Mapcode National: GBR B2.5HWN
Mapcode Global: WH79Q.HCST
Entry Name: Black Bank Camp
Source ID: 156
Cadw Legacy ID: MG141
Schedule Class: Monument
Community: Trewern (Tre-wern)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthwork/stone-built enclosure. The date or precise nature of the enclosure is unknown, but it is likely to be later prehistoric or medieval. Black Bank Camp comprises an oval, univallate enclosure, with slight banks and entrance in the west. It measures c 75m E-W and 40m N-S.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric defensive organisation and settlement. The site forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric context and within the surrounding landscape. The site is well preserved and retains considerable archaeological potential. There is a strong probability of the presence of evidence relating to chronology, building techniques and functional detail.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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