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Moel y Gaer Bodfari hillfort, Iron Age phase

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 57565
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Bodfari
Unitary authority : Denbighshire
NGR : SJ09507080
Site Type (preferred type first) : Iron Age Hillfort
Status : scheduled monument

Description :
Fort on a prominent hill. Multivallate with a counterscarp in places. 2 possible entrances, one inturned. 10 sections were cut across the rampart in 1908 revealing stone revetment.

No change to site. (CCC, 1982)

Possibly another entrance on th W side, and another inner rampart not previously recorded. (CCC, 1983)

No change. (CCC, 1988)

Sources :
Davies, E , 1949 , Prehistoric and Roman Remains of Flintshire
Forde-Johnston, J , 1965 , The Hillforts of the Clwyds , Archaeologia Cambrensis : 114 : 146-78
Lock, G & Pouncett, J , 2016 , Survey and Excavation at Moel-y-Gaer Hillfort, Bodfari, Denbighshire: Phase 1: 2011-2016. ( © )
Lock, G and Pouncett, J , 2011 , Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari, Denbighshire: survey in 2011. ( © CPAT)
Ordnance Survey , 1966 , OS record card SJ 07 SE 6
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales , 1912 , Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Wales and Monmouth II - County of Flintshire
Stapleton, P , 1909 , Exploration of Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari , Archaeologia Cambrensis : 9 : 232-38
Taylor, M V , 1922 , Roman Flintshire , Flintshire Historical Society Publications : 9 : 58-96

Events :
57563 : Moel y Gaer Bodfari hillfort, excavation 1908 (year : 1908)
144189 : Survey and Excavation at Moel-y-Gaer Hillfort, Bodfari, Denbighshire: Phase 1 (year : 2011-2016)

Related PRNs : 102154

Compiled date : 16-09-2005


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November 13, 2018, 4:31 am - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
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