The Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Trust
Historic Environment Record
 

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RELICT SEAWALL ALONGSIDE COLLISTER PILL REEN

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 04793g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Sea defences
Period : Medieval
Community : Magor With Undy
NGR : ST4459186644
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
The site consists of the two best-preserved stretches (with 4794G) of the relict seawall running along the W side of Collister Pill Reen. This seawall was erected in the Middle Ages to enable the reclaimation of the Gwent Levels in Undy parish.
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Description :
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The site consists of the two best-preserved stretches (with 4794G) of the relict seawall running along the W side of Collister Pill Reen. This seawall was erected in the Middle Ages to enable the reclaimation of the Gwent Levels in Undy parish.
Earthen bank c11-12m wide at the back and 5m wide on the top.

Sources :
01/PM List/Cadw/1995/SAM Lists
02/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file

Events :

Related PRNs : 4794G


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