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Bwrdd y Rhyfel Camp

A Scheduled Monument in Ysceifiog, Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2686 / 53°16'7"N

Longitude: -3.2899 / 3°17'23"W

OS Eastings: 314068

OS Northings: 375404

OS Grid: SJ140754

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZGM.JZ

Mapcode Global: WH76Q.F3LJ

Entry Name: Bwrdd y Rhyfel Camp

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3087

Cadw Legacy ID: FL072

Schedule Class: Monument

Category: Enclosure

Period: Prehistoric

County: Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)

Community: Ysceifiog

Traditional County: Flintshire

Description

Iron Age (700 BC - 43 AD) enclosure.

A defended enclosure with defences comprising two banks and one ditch. Encloses an oval-shaped area 110m by 65m. No sign of external ditch. Covered by trees. Simple entrance to SW. On the southern side of the site, the ditch measures 2m in depth and 3.5m wide. The western ditch measures 2m across and 0.25m deep. On the northern side the ditch is 1m deep and 4m wide. On the eastern side of the site, stonework is visible on the outer bank. The eastern ditch measures 3m across.

Source: Cadw

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