Castell Moel hillfort

Iron Age Hillfort

Castell Moel hillfort is believed to be a hillfort dating back to the Iron Age period, spanning from around 800 BC to AD 74 during the Roman conquest of Wales. Hillforts were typically situated on hilltops and enclosed by one or more massive earthworks. These hillforts often served as symbols of power in the landscape, with functions that could include ostentation and display as well as defense.

Castell Moel hillfort features an unfinished bank and ditch surrounding a rectangular area atop the hill, with flattened banks following the contour of the hill on the lower slopes, particularly on the western side.

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