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MOEL-Y-GEST HILLFORT, W. OF PORTHMADOG

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NPRN 300956

Map Reference SH53NW

Grid Reference SH54953890

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Porthmadog

Type of Site DEFENDED ENCLOSURE

Broad Class DEFENCE

Period Iron Age

Site Description A complex stone-walled enclosure, set on a broken, craggy summit. On the SW is an oval enclosure, c.26m E-W by 16m, having a rather larger, less well defined annex on the E. This is set on the perimeter of a larger, irregular enclosure, c.164m E-W by 94m, having a narrow annex projecting c.38m further E.
(source OS495 card; SH53NW18)

J.Wiles 20.10.2003

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