Romano-British / Iron Age Settlement
West of Brynsiencyn, Anglesey OS Map Ref SH47286741
OS Maps - Landranger 114 (Anglesey), Explorer 263 (Anglesey East)
Looking southeast across the earthworks of Caer Leb from the outer bank, which can also be seen to the right of shot.
Artist's impression of Caer Leb from the information board.
down the road from Bodowyr is
this large rectangular earthwork consisting of a double bank and ditch
construction measuring roughly 60 metres by 50 metres. Some have speculated
that it dates from between 200 AD - 300 AD as a brooch from that period
was found at the site. It could be then that Caer Leb is the remains of
an outer defensive structure that surrounded the circular and rectangular
huts of a Romano-British
settlement - although current thinking suggests that the site is earlier
and actually dates from the Iron
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