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Platforms and Wall, Tintern

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 09513g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : wall
Period : Post-Medieval
Community : Tintern
NGR : SO50880035
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Summary :
This site comprises of two platforms and a wall in close proximity to the Old Blast Furnace, Tintern.

Description :
This site comprises of two platforms and a wall in close proximity to the Old Blast Furnace, Tintern.

Standing masonry walls of the Upper Wire Works are located at SO50880035 (Phillips 2008).

A charcoal burner's platform, located at SO50840032, is oval in shape some 7m by 4m. The shorter axis has been dug into the south side of the hill leaving a raised scarp on the north side (Phillips 2008).

A rectangular platform located at SO50880036 is some 4m by 4m with three adjoining paths. The larger path enters the platform from the south west and continues through, with a slight south curve, to the Upper Wire Works building. The height of the path, which probably crossed the lane on a bridge, meets the top of the building at first storey height. The third path continues down hill to the lane to the Upper Wire Works (Phillips 2008).


Sources :
Phillips, N. , 2008 , Archaeological Desk Based Assessment Proposed Hydro-Electric Project Angidy River, Tintern

Events :
E003211 : Angidy River, Tintern Archaeological DBA (year : 2008)

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