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CAE MARH, ROUNDHOUSE SETTLEMENT

Site Details


NPRN 302509

Map Reference SH58SW

Grid Reference SH5016784694

Unitary (Local) Authority Isle of Anglesey

Old County Anglesey

Community Moelfre

Type of Site HUT CIRCLE

Broad Class Domestic

Period Prehistoric

Site Description NAR SH58SW12

A later Prehistoric type roundhouse settlement was recognised during developement in 1961. The site is now a caravan park.
A 9.0m diameter roundhouse is defined by a ruined wall, now a stony bank up to 1.2m high with an entrance on the east side. A second smaller roundhouse about 25m to the south is roughly 5.0m across, survives up to 0.4m high and also shows an east-facing entrance gap.
One or both of these buildings is said to have been part of a rectilinear walled settlement that included rectangular buildings.

Reported in: Archaeology in Wales 2 (1962), 8 No. 21
Journal of Roman Studies 53 (1963), 125

John Wiles 06.09.07

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