This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.5321 / 52°31'55"N
Longitude: -3.4186 / 3°25'7"W
OS Eastings: 303866
OS Northings: 293638
OS Grid: SO038936
Mapcode National: GBR 9N.FDZN
Mapcode Global: VH681.PMK7
Entry Name: Gwyn Fynydd Camp
Source ID: 1992
Cadw Legacy ID: MG064
Schedule Class: Monument
Community: Caersws (Caersŵs)
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. this enclosure is well-preserved, comprising a sub-circular settlement with a single bank and ditch, and counter-scarp bank existing on all but E sides. The bank stands to a max height of c 1.5m on outside and c 0.75m on inside. The counterscarp bank very slight. There are gaps in bank on NW and S sides.
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.
Other nearby scheduled monuments