Moelfre, Anglesey OS Map Ref SH49708613
OS Maps - Landranger 114 (Anglesey), Explorer 263 (Anglesey East)
The remains of a pair of huts. The enclosing wall shows up well in the satellite image below.
Din Lligwy Google Satellite image.
walled settlement is thought to date from some time in the late 4th
century AD (dated by finds of pottery and Roman coins) although it is
unclear for how long it was occupied or why it was abandoned. It consists
of 2 round huts and 7 rectangular huts with an outer double limestone
wall filled with rubble which has an entrance to the northeast. The
foundations and lower parts of the walls of the huts still survive as
can be seen in the photograph and the layout of the settlement is easy
to visualize - remains of slag and oak charcoal found in hearths in
2 of the huts suggest that some of the occupants were involved in iron
smelting. Din Lligwy is a short distance from the chambered barrow of
Glossary Item: Romano-British
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