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LLANGORSE CRANNOG;LLANGORS CRANNOG

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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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