NGRef: SN9216
OSMap: LR160
Type: Camp
NE (11) to Y Gaer (Brecon Gaer, Powys)
SW (6) to Coelbren (West Glamorgan)
SN924164 1,200 x 800 ft
(366 x 244 m)
c.22 acres
(8.92 ha)
The complete circuit of this moorland camp may be traced or extrapolated. In outline the camp is a parallelogram, with alternating angles of approximately 80° and 100°. There are traces of internal clavicular defences at the E gate and possibly at the S.
See: Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1955-7 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xlviii (1958) p.96;
The Roman Frontier in Wales by V.E. Nash-Williams (Cardiff 1969) p.126 & fig.66;
and R.C.A.H.M.W. - Brecknock (H.M.S.O. 1986) RMC3 pp.153/4 & figs.175/5;

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Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: YSTRADFELLTE CAMP"