BP: 2190 Std: 80
Delta 13C value -27.2 Delta 13C standard deviation None given
Sample Material: charcoal Sample Material Comment: corylus avellana, ca. 5 years growth
Feature Type: fortified settlement Feature: from brown silt with charcoal, beneath the tail of the second rampart; this is a crucial horizon in the site sequence, interpreted as vegetational clearance being be tween two phases of settlement.
Culture: Iron Age Phase: n/a
Site: Moel y Gaer Country Subdivision: Wales Country: United Kingdom
Approved: Right: public
JORDAN, D. HADDON-REECE, D./A. BAYLISS. 1994. Radiocarbon Dates: from samples funded by English Heritage and dated before 1981. London: English Heritage.
G. Guilbert, Planned hillfort interiors, Proc Prehisto Soc 41,203 -221.
G. Guilbert, Moel y Gaer, 1973: an area excavation on the defences, Antiquity, 49, 109 - 17.
G. Guilbert, Moel y Gaer (Rhosemor) 1972 - 3: an area excavation in the interior, in Hillforts: later prehistoric earthworks in Britain and Ireland (ed D W Harding), 303 - 17.
Comment: G Guilbert: later than expected, but nearer the end of the stratigraphic sequence; this provides an acceptable terminus ante quern for the construction of the second rampart.