Fort of Piñeiros

Parish: San Vicente de Regüela

Place: Piñeiros

Coordinate System: WGS84

Position: 43º 26’ 48,5” N / 8º 06’ 33” W

IGN Sheet: 22

“Castro (fort)” of Piñeiros is situated in the parish of S. Vincent Regüela in Piñeiros. Formed by an oval enclosure 110m and 100m in N.-S. axis and E.-W. respectively. Naturally protected by the stream Cerdeiras on its western side. It also has a wall of earth between one and four feet high inside and six outside, also has a moat and a trench. The main entrance is located to the southwest.

Fort of Monte de Castro

Parish: San Esteban de Irís

Place: Cutiño

Coordinate System: WGS84

Position: 43º 26’ 5,3” N / 8º 08’ 35,2” W

IGN Sheet: 22

The Monte de Castro “Castro (fort)”, located in the parish of San Esteban de Eirís, has an area of 95m. in the N.-S. axis and 80m. the E.-W. axis Oval in shape, surrounds a wall of earth and stone. Castro defense of a moat is formed between four and six metres wide and trench between half a metre and a metre high. Access to the “croa (crown)” is located in the NNE.

Fort of the Modias

Parish: San Martiño de Porto

Place: As Modias

Coordinate System: WGS84

Position: 43º 25’ 35,7” N / 8º 08’ 35,2” W

IGN Sheet: 22

The “Castro (fort)” of the Modias is located on a hill in the Castro River basin, in the parish of Saint Martin of Porto. The fort is 78m. in the N.-S. axis and 95mm. the E.-W. axis oval shaped. It is surrounded by an embankment completed with a mud wall between 40cm and 60cm. inside height and 2m. 4m. abroad. This castro could be related with the origins of the Torques of San Martiño de Porto.

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