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Latitude: 51.7543 / 51°45'15"N
Longitude: -5.051 / 5°3'3"W
OS Eastings: 189514
OS Northings: 210584
OS Grid: SM895105
Mapcode National: GBR G5.TMM2
Mapcode Global: VH1RR.D5LH
Entry Name: Roman Castle
Scheduled Date: 7 June 1950
Source ID: 2682
Cadw Legacy ID: PE188
Schedule Class: Defence
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Walwyn's Castle (Castell Gwalchmai)
Traditional County: Pembrokeshire
The monument comprises a small defended enclosure or rath, which probably dates to the Iron Age period (800 BC - 43 AD). Usually enclosed by a bank and ditch, raths often contsin evidence of intensive occupation. Roman Castle Camp is defended by double banks separated by a ditch. No sign of outer ditch or of outer bank on west.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Iron Age settlement and social organisation. The monument forms an important element within the wider later prehistoric landscape. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information in regard to chronology, building techniques and functional detail.
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