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This large marching camp lies on the Carmarthenshire-Brecknock border at SN802263. Its position testifies to the activity of a sizable Roman army unit operating at the W end of the Usk corridor in S Wales. The camp was first located by aerial photography in 1955. Despite the moorland conditions the ramparts were accurately laid out; they measure 503 by 308 m, enclosing an area of 18 ha. Two inturned claviculae survive. Excavation revealed a rampart 3.5 m wide, built of mixed earth and stone with a turf cheek. Local conditions explain the absence of any ditch.


G.D.B. Jones, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 21 (1966) 174ffMI.


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