ⓘ Llwynda-Ddu Camp


ⓘ Llwynda-Ddu Camp

Llwynda-Ddu Camp, also known as Llwynda-Ddu Hillfort, is a small iron age earthwork in Pentyrch, Cardiff in South Wales. The site is a scheduled monument, described as a prehistoric, defensive hillfort.

The plan of the camp is egg-shaped and lies at the Western end of a small hill, at an altitude of about 120 metres 390 ft. The land sharply out on all sides, except the Eastern part. The smaller entrance on the South-Western end.

The camp probably consisted of two ramparts with ditches, but most of the outer ring was destroyed. Entrance straight Causeway, which terminates inner and outer rings. The Bank height is approximately 2.5 meters 8 feet above the bottom of the ditch. The internal area of 85 m 279 ft 60 m 200 feet of garden area of 0.4 hectares 1 acre.

The site was grown in a modern home nearby. It is assumed that the camp belonged to the Silures.

  • Cadw SAM: GM018: Caerau Camp coflein NPRN: not yet identified. GGAT PRN not yet identified. Cadw SAM: GM180: Llwynda - Ddu Camp coflein NPRN: not yet identified
  • Cardiff. They are: the Castle Field Camp east of Graig Llywn, Pontprennau Craig y Parc enclosure, Pentyrch Llwynda Ddu Hillfort, Pentyrch and Caerau Hillfort - an