Ystradfellte Marching Camp

Marching or Temporary Camp

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;
  • R.C.A.H.M.W. – Brecknock (H.M.S.O. 1986) RMC3 pp.153/4 & figs.175/5;
  • CADW Source ID: 1789

Map References for Ystradfellte Camp

NGRef: SN9216 OSMap: LR160

OS National Grid Reference: SN924164

Dimensions:1,200 x 800 ft (366 x 244 m)

Area:c.22 acres (8.92 ha)

Roman Roads near Ystradfellte Camp

NE (11) to Brecon (Cicucium or Y Gaer) SW (6) to Coelbren Roman Fort (West Glamorgan)

Sites near Ystradfellte Marching Camp