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Camp 135m south east of Pant Mawr

A Scheduled Monument in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6958 / 52°41'44"N

Longitude: -3.2279 / 3°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 317112

OS Northings: 311604

OS Grid: SJ171116

Mapcode National: GBR 9W.3CXS

Mapcode Global: WH79G.DH4Q

Entry Name: Camp 135m SE of Pant Mawr

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 717

Cadw Legacy ID: MG096

Schedule Class: Monument

Category: Enclosure

Period: Prehistoric

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

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. It comprises a small, defended enclosure, sub-rectangular in shape and measuring approx 80m NW-SE x 40m. It is situated on a small hill. On the west and north sides the rampart survives as a scarped slope c1.75m high in places.

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.

Source: Cadw

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