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FFRIDD FALDWYN HILLFORT, MONTGOMERY

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NPRN 92480

Map Reference SO29NW

Grid Reference SO21679690

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Montgomery

Type of Site HILLFORT

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description Ffridd Faldwyn is a complex multi-vallate enclosure, approximately 503m by 254m overall. Excavations between 1937 and 1939 indicated Neolithic occupation preceeding the four phases of the Iron Age defended enclosure.
The defences are still visible, though partially covered in woodland, and in the interior slight traces of hut platforms are discernable.
(source OS495 card; SO29NW11)
RCAHMW, 31 December 2007.

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