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Y Gaer (Defynnog)


Nearest Town:Brecon (12km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   SN92252630 / Sheet: 160
Latitude:51° 55' 27.43" N
Longitude:   3° 34' 1.56" W

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Site description from Coflein:

"A roughly oval hilltop enclosure, 120m by 80m. It is defined by scarp lines except on the north, where there is a bank and ditch and possible entrance approach. Below and to the south, the enclosure is abutted by a possibly contemporary annex, 60m by 40m, banked and ditched on the south. The relation of the enclosure and annex is obscured by the remains of linear quarrying."

A public footpath and bridleway run along the eastern side of the site.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
29th December 2009ce