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Latitude: 52.0696 / 52°4'10"N
Longitude: -3.3323 / 3°19'56"W
OS Eastings: 308772
OS Northings: 242082
OS Grid: SO087420
Mapcode National: GBR YR.CQ25
Mapcode Global: VH6BF.675T
Entry Name: Crickadarn Camp
Source ID: 1130
Cadw Legacy ID: BR033
Schedule Class: Monument
Period: Early Medieval
Community: Erwood (Errwd)
Traditional County: Brecknockshire
The monument comprises the remains of an earthwork enclosure. The date or precise nature of the enclosure is unknown, but it is likely to be later prehistoric or medieval. The monument comprises an pear-shaped univallate enclosure with a counter scarp bank, a simple entrance and projecting bank at the northern end. It is located on the summit of a low hillock. The site is thought either to be a hillfort of Iron Age date or a medieval ringwork.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of later prehistoric or medieval defensive organisation and settlement. The site forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric and medieval 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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