Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

KING GEORGE'S FIELD ENCLOSURE; KING GEORGES FIELD ENCLOSURE

Site Details

© Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 404658

Map Reference SH33NE

Grid Reference SH35193583

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llannor

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description 1. Cropmarks of a substantial, univallate enclosure approximately 40m diameter, with a simple entrance gap on the west side. There are several larger pits in the interior. The south-western side of the enclosure is crossed by the thinner ditch of a second, incomplete defended enclosure of a similar diameter. The site is preserved today within a playing field. Discovered during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance on 3rd August 2006 (see frames AP_2006_4137-41).

T. Driver, 15 Nov 2006

2. The site was excavated by means of a narrow trial trench by the Gwynedd Archaeological Trust in Spring 2007.

T. Driver, RCAHMW, 8 Jan 2009

Digital Images

Archive Records