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Latitude: 51.955 / 51°57'17"N
Longitude: -4.9716 / 4°58'17"W
OS Eastings: 195907
OS Northings: 232672
OS Grid: SM959326
Mapcode National: GBR CK.M5HC
Mapcode Global: VH1QT.S424
Entry Name: Caer Penbicas
Source ID: 706
Cadw Legacy ID: PE139
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
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. Caer Penbicas is a single rampart backed onto a steep slope to a river. The entrance is at the south-west end of the bank and there are the doubtful walls of a ditch at the north-east.
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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