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Historic Environment Record

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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 01111g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Llantrisant Fawr
NGR : ST41259943
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Moat
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
Scheduled Ancient Monument of Coed-Cwnwr moated site (MM060).

Description :
A roughly square earthwork labelled 'Camp' is shown on first Edition Ordnance Survey (OS) mapping (OS map).

Listed as Roman Camp, Llanllewell (old parish name) (Nash-Williams 1933)

Shown on OS as Roman camp, but is in fact a homestead moat of post-Norman date (Downman 1914).

The interior includes a 14m wide platform, which may have been constructed for a building, though no visible trace of such remains (Edwards 1957).

A well preserved moated site (Whittle 1987)

Sources :
Ordnance Survey , 1st Edition OS map 6"
Nash-Williams, V E , 1933 , An Early Iron Age hillfort at Llanmelin, Monmouthshire, Archaeologia Cambrensis : 88 : 237-346
, OS Record Card
, OS Record Card
, OS Record Card

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