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Gaer, Llandygwydd 2009

Gaer is a circular, earthwork enclosure c.45m-diameter. Its name and character suggest a defensive site, but there is no surface evidence for an entrance or surrounding ditch. A geophysical survey demonstrated the presence of both. It is possibly a medieval earthwork castle, but more likely to be an Iron Age defended homestead.

Geophysical survey of Gaer



Gaer Geophysical Survey Final Report ( in PDF format, opens in a new window)


Project Contact: Phil Poucher



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