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Latitude: 51.7841 / 51°47'2"N
Longitude: -4.7366 / 4°44'11"W
OS Eastings: 211334
OS Northings: 213034
OS Grid: SN113130
Mapcode National: GBR CW.YXCQ
Mapcode Global: VH2P5.VF95
Entry Name: Narberth Mountain Enclosure
Source ID: 459
Cadw Legacy ID: PE394
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Narberth (Arberth)
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. Narberth Mountain Enclosure is a hillslope enclosure with a single bank and ditch. It is circular and measures around 55m in diameter. Part of the northern half has been ploughed out. The entrance was probably originally on the eastern side.
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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