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Latitude: 51.8397 / 51°50'22"N
Longitude: -2.7241 / 2°43'26"W
OS Eastings: 350208
OS Northings: 215925
OS Grid: SO502159
Mapcode National: GBR FK.VBWX
Mapcode Global: VH86T.Q1R0
Entry Name: Buckholt Wood Hilltop Enclosure
Scheduled Date: 29 November 1996
Source ID: 1473
Cadw Legacy ID: MM258
Schedule Class: Monument
Civil Parish: Llanrothal
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
A prehistoric enclosure lying just below the highest part of Buckholt wood hill behind a steep scarp which drops to the south and west commanding extensive views in the directions. The enclosure comprises an impressive bank and ditch on the north and east. On the north, the bank turns sharply to run south-west. On the south east it turns sharply to run south-west. On this side, a bank continues beyond the corner to run for another 40m, perhaps intended as an extension or outer enclosure to the main enclosure.
The main enclosure measures some 80m north-west/south-east. The western bank of the main enclosure is fainter but still traceable along the steep scarp.
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