LLANGORSE CRANNOG;LLANGORS CRANNOG

Site Details



NPRN
32997
Map Reference
SO12NW
Grid Reference
SO12872688
Unitary (Local) Authority
Powys
Old County
Brecknockshire
Community
Llangors
Type of Site
CRANNOG
Broad Class
Domestic
Period
Early Medieval

Site Description


Bwlc Islet is an artificial islet in Llangorse Lake, measuring about 42m by 29m. It was explored in 1868, and a survey and excavation carried out on and around the islet in 1989-92, demonstrated that the site had been occupied in the late 8th to early 9th century AD.

(Sources: Dumbleton 1870 (AC 4th series 1), 192-5; Campbell & Lane 1988 (AW 28), 67-8; 1989 (Antiquity 63), 675-81; Excavation & survey notices: AW 29 (1989), 57-8; AW 30 (1990), 62-3; AW 31 (1991), 38-9; AW 32 (1992), 77; AW 33 (1993), 36-7.)
J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 29.10.2004

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