Ystradfellte Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

OS National Grid Reference: SN924164
Dimensions: 1,200 x 800 ft (366 x 244 m)
Area: c.22 acres (8.92 ha)
Description: 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.

References for Ystradfellte Camp

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; 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; 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; 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;

Map References for Ystradfellte Camp

NGRef: SN9216 OSMap: LR160

Roman Roads near Ystradfellte Camp

NE (11) to Y Gaer (Brecon Gaer, Powys) SW (6) to Coelbren (West Glamorgan)