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Map Number 253
Site Name Castro
Parish Town Retorta
District Vila do Conde
Longitude 084320 W
Latitude 412120 N
X 523097
Y 4578139
Altitude (metres ASL) 40
Geology Granite
Site Type Defended Settlement
Period Iron Age
References Alarcao-Alarcao 1963; Almeida 1969; Freitas 1949; Silva 1986a; Severo-Cardozo 1899-1903
Data Source Queiroga 1992
Situation River Valley Terrace
Aspect of Slope multiple
Immediate Gradient (degrees) 0-4
Surrounding Gradient (degrees) 12-16
Visible Castros 1
Visible Roman Settlements 2


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