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Latitude: 51.688 / 51°41'16"N
Longitude: -4.9908 / 4°59'26"W
OS Eastings: 193369
OS Northings: 203035
OS Grid: SM933030
Mapcode National: GBR G6.XRJ4
Mapcode Global: VH1RZ.FTYW
Entry Name: West Pennar Camp
Scheduled Date: 3 October 1951
Source ID: 338
Cadw Legacy ID: PE262
Schedule Class: Monument
County: Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
Built-Up Area: Pembroke Power Station
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 Pennar Camp is relatively small with banks surviving only on the east and west sides. Their maximum height is 12ft above the ditch and 6ft above the inside of the camp.
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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