The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological
Historic Environment Record
following information has been provided under the terms and conditions
of access as detailed on GGAT’s website www.ggat.org.uk.
Copyright is reserved on all data supplied by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust.
All output resulting from the use of the data must acknowledge the source
from information held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust copyright.
data below is intended to be used for information and research only and
is not for use as part of a commercial project. If you wish to use
information derived from material held by the GGAT HER Charitable Trust
for publication in printed or multimedia form or to compile resources for
commercial use, prior permission must be obtained in writing. For further
information or to arrange a visit to the Trust please send an enquiry form
PORT WALLPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 01186g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Chepstow
NGR : ST5325993947
Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Town defences
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument , listed building I
The wall, c.1200, was not part of the main town wall but a thin screen wall extending to the S and W limits of the town. Excavation has shown that it was built without a trenched foundation and had a slight bank behind it.
Occupation levels prior to the wall construction were again found and dated to c1200. These were followed up by wall constructional levels and a further build up of ground on the outside of the wall. Only minimal signs of foundation trenches for the wall and bastion, no sign of ditch in the area excavated.
Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust , Site Visit Record
02/PM Note/1971/Arch in Wales/no68 p33
01/PM Note/Shoesmith R/1972/Arch in Wales/no53 p37
E000300 : PORT WALL, EXCAVATION, 1972 (year : 1972)
E001014 : STATION ROAD CHEPSTOW: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT (year : 1990)
Related PRNs :
January 25, 2015, 6:22 pm
- HTML file produced from GGAT HER Charitable Trust Ltd. Heathfield House,
Heathfield, Swansea SA1 Tel. 01792 655208; Fax 01792 474469 website: www.ggat.org.uk
email: email@example.com Registered Charity no. 505609
supplied by in partnership with Local Authorities, Cadw and the partners
of ENDEX © GGAT HER Charitable Trust, 2015 (and in part © Crown,