a big surprise when first you see the difference in ground levels
inside and out!
we are viewing the same section of wall from inside the Mynde
and from Mill Street.
path spirals up the mound - a comfortable climb, offering a different
view of Caerleon with every step. These Roman pillar bases were
uncovered in the mid 19th century by antiquarian John Lee and
can be seen on the etchings made
at the time.
the top of the path the mound is surrounded by a ridge,
probably added in Victorian times. These large stones on
top of the ridge appear to be Roman.
in the Autumn the trees obscure the view, here we are looking
out over the river towards Ultra Pontem.
entrance to Robert Woollett's tunnel into the mound. To read about
it click on the picture.