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Pier Camp

A Scheduled Monument in Bangor, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 53.2339 / 53°14'1"N

Longitude: -4.1277 / 4°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 258082

OS Northings: 372873

OS Grid: SH580728

Mapcode National: GBR 5P.0CSJ

Mapcode Global: WH541.KZM6

Entry Name: Pier Camp

Scheduled Date:

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 182

Cadw Legacy ID: CN073

Schedule Class: Monument

Category: Earthwork (unclassified)

Period: Unknown

County: Gwynedd

Community: Bangor

Built-Up Area: Bangor

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire


The remains of this site are as a low bank forming a scarp 2.5 m high, facing SSW, runs for 85 m in a WNW-ESE direction. It then turns and runs for some 37 m in a NNW direction (see sketch plan). A possible entrance exists in the S side, but it may equally be the result of modern disturbance.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of earthwork remains . It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits.

Source: Cadw

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