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Latitude: 51.8911 / 51°53'27"N
Longitude: -4.9842 / 4°59'3"W
OS Eastings: 194747
OS Northings: 225602
OS Grid: SM947256
Mapcode National: GBR CK.R2C5
Mapcode Global: VH1R0.KQDN
Entry Name: West Ford Camp
Scheduled Date: 9 July 1951
Source ID: 2048
Cadw Legacy ID: PE257
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Community: Wolfscastle (Cas-blaidd)
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. West Ford Camp is a small circular area defended by a bank and ditch, and in places by a second bank.
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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