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Moel y Gaer Llantysilio hillfort

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 101366
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Bryneglwys
Unitary authority : Denbighshire
NGR : SJ1669746370
Site Type (preferred type first) : IRON AGE HILLFORT
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
An univallate hillfort with a stone bank up to 3.1m high externally, 0.6m internally with a 10m wide ditch to the north. The eastern entrance is inturned for 20m.

(MW Feb 2019) The base of the northern in-turned entrance bank has been eroded by footpath activity and displays some coursed stone. There in aircraft crash site within the scheduled monument boundary of the hillfort on the east side - see PRN 123698. A 10cm resolution digital surface model of the hillfort was created by drone photogrammetry in Feb 2019.

Sources :
Burnham, H , 1995 , A Guide to Ancient and Historic Wales: Clwyd and Powys
Cadw , 1986 , Cadw Field Monument Wardens Report - De126(DEN)
Clwyd Archaeology Service , Photograph of Moel y Gaer Cefn hillfort
Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust , 1983 , Site visit record - PRN101366
Davies, E , 1929 , The Prehistoric and Roman remains of Denbighshire
Grant, I , 2010 , Moel y Gaer Hillfort, Llantysilio, Denbighshire. Archaeological Excavation ( © CPAT)
McCullough, A E , 2004 , Tir Gofal Management Plan: Heritage Management Information (HE1). Cae Llewelyn Farm - NE/05/4642
Ordnance Survey , 1969 , OS record card SJ 14 NE 2
Williams, B V , 2007 , Heather and Hillforts, Moel y Gaer Llantysilio
Williams, B V , 2007 , Heather and Hillforts. Location Map

Events :
113014 : Moel y Gaer Llantysilio hillfort, excavation 2010 (year : 2010)

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Compiled date : 31-10-1990

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March 23, 2019, 6:14 am - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 41 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7RR.
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